Fluffy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Fluffy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

If you’re on the hunt for a delightful breakfast treat or a snack to accompany your afternoon tea, look no further than these Fluffy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins. Bursting with zesty lemon flavor and adorned with the delightful crunch of poppy seeds, these muffins are a true crowd-pleaser.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • ⅓ cup poppy seeds
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the lemon zest and poppy seeds to the dry ingredients, mixing well.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, melted butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and lemon juice.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  6. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about two-thirds full.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Fluffy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are a delightful blend of citrusy brightness and nutty poppy seeds, creating a perfect harmony of flavors. Enjoy them for breakfast, brunch, or as a sweet treat with your favorite cup of tea or coffee.

Nutritional Information (per muffin): Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 220mg | Total Carbohydrates: 28g | Dietary Fiber: 1g | Sugars: 14g | Protein: 4g

Make your mornings brighter with these irresistible muffins that bring a taste of sunshine to every bite.

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