Iced Raspberry Grapefruit Muffins

These muffins are so moist and delicious -  they almost taste like a doughnut!



Ingredients:
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder (aluminum free)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 pint raspberries (seedless if you can find them)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 3/4 fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1 tbsp grated grapefruit peel

Grapefruit Icing Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 tsp raspberry juice
  • 1 tbsp salted butter
  • 2 tbsp grapefruit zest


Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl (flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt)
  • Stir in raspberries (if they are ripe they will mush in nicely)
  • When you wash your raspberries, there will be some raspberry water (set it aside)
  • In another large bowl beat eggs, sugar, butter, grapefruit juice, and grated peel for about 2 minutes
  • Combine both bowls and stir softly together (you mixture will be a bit runny like this)


  • Spoon batter into greased muffin tin
  • Bake at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes



Icing Directions:
  • Zest 2 tablespoons of grapefruit peel and combine it with raspberry water


  • Melt butter in microwave
  • Mix together butter, grapefruit juice, zest, and powdered sugar to make your icing
  • Drizzle over muffins while they are still warm



This recipe is fantastic because it is a blueprint for any citrus berry muffin recipe. Here are a few scrumptious alternate recipe ideas:
  • Lemon Blueberry
  • Orange Cranberry
  • Lime Strawberry
Enjoy!

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