Light and Airy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Light and Airy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

If you’re craving a burst of citrusy goodness in every bite, look no further than these Light and Airy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins. The delicate balance of zesty lemons and the subtle crunch of poppy seeds create a heavenly combination that will transport your taste buds to a sunny day.

Picture a lazy Sunday morning, the aroma of freshly baked muffins wafting through the air, promising a delightful treat for breakfast. These muffins are not only a feast for the senses but also a breeze to whip up in your own kitchen.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  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. In a separate bowl, combine the melted butter, buttermilk, eggs, lemon zest, poppy seeds, and vanilla extract.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined.
  5. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups, filling each 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: 20 minutes | Total time: 35 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Light and Airy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are a delightful combination of citrusy freshness and nutty poppy seeds. Perfectly moist and easy to make, they’re an ideal treat for breakfast or a sweet snack.

Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 220 | Fat – 9g | Carbohydrates – 30g | Protein – 4g | Fiber – 1g

Picture yourself savoring each bite of these muffins, the lemony aroma filling your kitchen and uplifting your mood. Whether enjoyed with a cup of coffee in the morning or as an afternoon pick-me-up, these Light and Airy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are sure to become a favorite in your baking repertoire. So, grab your ingredients and let the baking magic begin!

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