Moist Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

These Bakery style Lemon Poppy seed Muffins are butter free and glazed with a delicious lemon glaze. These muffins are incredibly moist and crumbly and sure to brighten your day.

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Moist, delicious, citrusy lemon poppy seed muffins baked without butter and drizzled with the easiest lemon drizzle ever.
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Moist, delicious, citrusy lemon poppy seed muffins baked without butter and drizzled with the easiest lemon drizzle ever.

NOTES –

  • I used two eggs in this recipe. I’m not sure how the texture will be without eggs.
  • I used a light oil instead of butter.
  • I used about 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of lemon zest
  • I used 1 tea spoon of lemon essence – you can skip this if you don’t have it
  • I used a pinch of turmeric to give that yellow hue.

Moist Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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These Bakery style Lemon Poppy seed Muffins are butter free and glazed with a delicious lemon glaze. These muffins are incredibly moist and crumbly and sure to brighten your day.


Ingredients

  1. 2 cups/260 g all-purpose flour
  2. 2 tea spoon baking powder
  3. 1 tea spoon baking soda
  4. 1 cup/200 g sugar
  5. 1 table spoon poppy seed
  6. Zest of 1 lemon
  7. 1/2 cup light oil/115 g
  8. 1 cup sour cream/buttermilk/yogurt 240g
  9. 1 tea spoon lemon essence/vanilla essence
  10. 2 eggs
  11. For Lemon Glaze
  12. 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  13. 3 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. Beat yogurt with eggs, sugar and oil for about 2 minutes
  2. Add lemon juice, lemon zest, lemon essence, poppy seeds and mix it well
  3. Shift the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, and baking soda, salt)
  4. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients in batches
  5. DO NOT OVERMIX at this point. Just fold in so that the batter is smooth and lump free
  6. Pour the batter into your muffin cups leaving some space for the muffins to rise.
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  8. While the muffins are cooling down, make the lemon glaze by mixing the powdered sugar with lemon juice. Drizzle it on the muffins.

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Author: MyYellowApron

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7 thoughts

  1. Thanks, I am truly going to try this moist lemon poppyseeds muffins recipe…will let you know how it turns out….thanks once again for the recipe!!

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  2. How much lemon juice goes into the cake batter is not mentioned. I just started making this cake…..mixed eggs, sour cream, sugar etc and now I’m stick at the quantity of lemon juice

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