Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe


Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are the perfect blend of sweet and tart, all combined in a moist, delicious muffin. Ideal for breakfast, brunch, or a midday snack, these muffins bring a delightful zest to your palate. Now, let’s gather the ingredients and get started on this delightful recipe.


  1. 200g (1 cup) of granulated sugar
  2. 120ml (1/2 cup) of vegetable oil
  3. 2 large eggs
  4. 80ml (1/3 cup) of fresh lemon juice
  5. 240g (2 cups) of all-purpose flour
  6. 1 tablespoon of poppy seeds
  7. 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  8. 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  9. 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  10. Zest of 2 lemons
  11. 120ml (1/2 cup) of buttermilk


  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs. Mix until smooth.
  3. Add fresh lemon juice and mix well.
  4. In another bowl, combine flour, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and lemon zest.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk. Mix until just combined.
  6. Pour the batter into muffin tins and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.


If you don’t have buttermilk, you can make your own by adding 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar to 1 cup of milk and letting it sit for 5 minutes. Also, these muffins freeze well, so don’t hesitate to make a double batch and save some for later!


Now you’re ready to enjoy these delicious Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins! They’re perfect for a quick breakfast or an afternoon treat. Remember, cooking is about experimentation and fun, so don’t be afraid to tweak this recipe to suit your tastes.

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