Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Brighten your day with the zesty goodness of Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins. This easy recipe yields a delightful batch of moist and citrusy muffins that are perfect for breakfast or a sweet treat any time of the day.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins


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


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease or line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, combine the melted butter, yogurt, eggs, lemon zest, lemon juice, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and gently fold until just combined.
  5. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about two-thirds full.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 18-20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 260, Total Fat 14g, Saturated Fat 8g, Cholesterol 75mg, Sodium 180mg, Total Carbohydrate 30g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 16g, Protein 4g.

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