We have killed three lemon trees in the eight years we have lived here. The last one died a slow and painful death about two years ago, and not one of them ever bore fruit. I think it is the wind, and the crazy frosts we get here.
For now we have given up on lemon trees and rely on the goodness of friends and family to give us lemons from time to time.
One thing we don’t have any trouble growing is zucchini. At this time of the year I am always trying to find new ways of cooking them before we are overrun by monster zucchinis!
I tend to put it everything, and I mean everything. Every pasta meal, every other meal, even cakes and biscuits are full of zucchini at this time of year! Here are a few of our favourite zucchini recipes, and today I have a new one for you.
Thanks to generous lemon grower giving us a huge bag of lemons we made Lemon and Zucchini Muffins.
We made them with a tromboncino zucchini (the one in the photo below with the pale green skin) and used our homemade muffin mix (but you can also make them from scratch – recipe below) and they were awesome!
Lemon and Zucchini Muffins Using Homemade Muffin Mix
You can find instructions for making our homemade muffin mix here.
Lemon and Zucchini Muffins from Scratch.
Please note: this recipe uses Australian measurements and temperatures, if you need to convert measurements or temperatures you can find our printable cooking conversion chart here.
These muffins turned out, light and moist and so lemony! My kids ate all 12 in a day!