Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Whisk yourself away on a delightful culinary journey with these zesty Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins. Bursting with tangy lemon goodness and adorned with the charming crunch of poppy seeds, these muffins are a testament to the harmonious marriage of citrus and texture.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds


  1. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together yogurt, melted butter, eggs, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients until just incorporated, then fold in the poppy seeds.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Let the muffins cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are a delightful treat that perfectly balances the tanginess of lemon with the crunch of poppy seeds. They’re ideal for breakfast, brunch, or as a snack to brighten your day.

Nutrition information: Calories per muffin – 180 kcal, Carbohydrates – 28g, Fat – 6g, Protein – 4g

Concluding our lemon-infused journey, these Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins encapsulate the essence of sunny days and culinary joy. Share them with loved ones, savor the delicate blend of flavors, and let each bite remind you of the simple pleasures that baking can bring. So, roll up your sleeves, zest those lemons, and embark on a baking adventure that promises both deliciousness and heartwarming memories.

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