Healthy Meal Prep
Lychee Muffins Recipe

Lychee Muffins


If you love lychees, you are sure to love these quick and easy muffins with sweet lychee flavor that you can make with basic ingredients.


  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 (11 ounce) can lychees, drained
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Mix cake flour and baking powder together in a large bowl.
  3. Strain lychees into a bowl, reserving canning liquid. Pat lychees dry with a paper towel; cut into small pieces. Add 3/4 of the pieces to the flour mixture; toss lightly.
  4. Whisk sugar and egg together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute. Stir in 5 tablespoons of the reserved canning liquid, butter, and vanilla extract. Add flour mixture; stir batter until just moistened.
  5. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each liner 3/4 full. Scatter remaining lychee pieces on top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Lychee Muffins

Servings Per Recipe: 9
Calories: 193.7
% Daily Value *
protein: 4 %
carbohydrates: 10 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 2 %
fat: 12 %
saturated fat: 23 %
cholesterol: 13 %
vitamin a iu: 5 %
niacin equivalents: 13 %
vitamin b6: 1 %
vitamin c: 5 %
folate: 8 %
calcium: 4 %
iron: 9 %
magnesium: 2 %
potassium: 2 %
sodium: 5 %
thiamin: 15 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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