Lemon Poppy Seed Morning Muffins

Lift your mornings with a burst of citrus delight with our Lemon Poppy Seed Morning Muffins. These sun-kissed delights are the perfect way to start your day on a bright note. Imagine sinking your teeth into a fluffy muffin that’s kissed with the zesty essence of lemons and adorned with the gentle crunch of poppy seeds.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  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, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, melted butter, milk, eggs, poppy seeds, and vanilla extract. Mix until just combined.
  4. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  6. Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 12 muffins

These Lemon Poppy Seed Morning Muffins are a citrusy delight, perfect for brightening up your mornings. The zesty lemon flavor combined with the delicate crunch of poppy seeds creates a harmonious symphony of taste and texture.

Nutrition information: Calories – 180 | Total Fat – 8g | Carbohydrates – 24g | Protein – 3g

Lift your mornings to new heights with these Lemon Poppy Seed Morning Muffins. A burst of citrusy goodness, a hint of crunch, and a touch of sweetness make these muffins an irresistible treat. Whether you enjoy them with your morning coffee or as a midday snack, their vibrant flavors will leave you refreshed and craving for more.