Lemony Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemony Poppy Seed Muffins

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"Light, crispy-topped poppy seed muffins with a delicate lemon flavor. Perfect with your morning coffee or tea. Delicious warm!"

Ingredients 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 240 cals

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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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  • Calories:
  • 240 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 11.3 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 307 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease 12 muffin cups.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Beat yogurt, eggs, oil, lemon zest, and lemon juice together in a separate bowl; pour into the flour mixture and stir until you have a light and almost fluffy batter. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden and the tops spring back when lightly pressed, 15 to 20 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack to cool slightly.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • For muffins with large crispy tops, make only 9 muffins. For regular sized muffins, make 12.
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  1. 9 Ratings


I found these muffins not lemony enough, I used 3 medium lemons. Also there were too many poppy seeds and the muffins were a little dry. I also found the recipe made 18 medium sized muffins.


Awesome lemon flavor!! I only had one lg lemon which I juiced and got 1/3c lemon juice. I grated the rind into the wet ingredients-maybe a tsp or so. I added bottled lemon juice to make 1/2 c total (I had read that the avg lemon has about 1/4c juice) I think fresh lemon made all the difference. Next time I will use 2 fresh lemons. I ended up with a ton of batter so I made 18 muffins, which turned out somewhat small so next time I'll make 12. The taste of these is amazing- moist and lemony!! I'll never use a mix again!!

Mrs. Weston

The muffins turned out quite nice. I cut out some of the sugar (I always do because most things are too sweet for my taste) but in this case I should have just used the amount of sugar it called for. They would have turned out great! I think I will use a bit more lemon juice next time.