2) Bake Off

Having seen the science behind the baking, it’s now your chance to rise to the culinary challenge.

Please ask your mum or dad for help as you follow the simple instructions below to bake a batch of delicious Lemon Muffins.

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Lemon Muffins


  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 85g white sugar
  • 1 lemon finely zested and juiced
  • 10 muffin cases

To supply:

  • 1 egg
  • 240ml milk
  • 90ml vegetable oil


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Jug or small bowl
  • Fork Grater
  • Juicer Chopping board
  • Small knife
  • Wooden spoon
  • Cooling rack


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6 and line a 10-hole muffin tin with large paper cases.
  2. Put the flour, sugar, baking powder and lemon zest in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  3. Using a fork, beat together the milk, oil, egg and lemon juice in a jug. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix until the dry ingredients are
    just wet. (do not overmix or your muffins will become tough).
  4. Working quickly, divide the mixture between the cases – they should be about three-quarters full. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes until the muffins are slightly brown and spring back when touched.
  5. Cool on a wire rack