Delightful Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Delightful Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Create a delightful culinary experience with our recipe for Delightful Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins. These muffins are a burst of citrusy goodness, perfect for brightening up your mornings or serving at brunch gatherings. The combination of zesty lemons and the crunch of poppy seeds creates a harmonious balance of flavors, making these muffins a favorite among lemon enthusiasts.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a muffin tin or line it with paper liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, melted butter, eggs, and milk to the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  4. Gently fold in the poppy seeds until evenly distributed throughout the batter.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the muffins cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Delightful Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are moist, flavorful, and a true delight for your taste buds. Enjoy them with a hot cup of tea or coffee for a delightful breakfast or snack.

Nutritional Information: (per serving) Calories: 220, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 55mg, Sodium: 180mg, Total Carbohydrates: 30g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 15g, Protein: 3g

Make these muffins for your loved ones and watch their faces light up with joy as they bite into the citrusy goodness of these delightful treats. Happy baking!

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