How to Make Calamansi Muffins!

It feels nice to try new things – and this time, I tried making calamansi muffins! It is pretty easy to make and it is also a refreshing alternative to super sweet goodies I used to bake.

Ingredients

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For the Crumb Topping
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup melted butter
For the Muffins
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 1 tbsp calamansi zest
  • 3 tbsp fresh calamansi juice
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups flour

Procedure

While preparing the mixtures, preheat your oven to 375 F. And then start with the crumb topping mixture:

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In a bowl, combine topping ingredients: flour, sugar, salt, and butter. Mix together with a spatula and set aside.

For the muffin mixture, beat eggs using an electric mixer for about 1-2 minutes until thick and frothy.

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Add sugar and oil and continue to beat for about 1 to 2 minutes or until creamy. Add calamansi zest, juice, baking soda and salt.

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Beat for about 1 minute. Add sour cream and beat until combined. Add the flour and stir until everything is incorporated.

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After finishing the mixtures, line your muffin pans with paper cups and fill each cup with 3/4 of the muffin mixture.

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And then, sprinkle the crumb topping mixture on top.

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Bake for about 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of muffin comes out clean.

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Let the muffins cool for about 5-10 minutes before putting it in containers.

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Ta-daaa, your calamansi muffins are now ready for boxing and giving away!

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Hopefully, I’ll be able to allot more time to baking. Let me know in the comments section once you’ve tried this recipe!

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