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Moist, delicious, citrusy lemon poppy seed muffins baked without butter and drizzled with the easiest lemon drizzle ever.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe

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These Bakery style Lemon Poppyseed Muffins are butter-free and glazed with a delicious lemon glaze. This poppyseed muffin recipe is all you need to bake some incredibly moist and crumbly muffins that scream of spring.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine World
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

DRY INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Black Poppyseeds
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking soda
  • 1 Tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt

INGREDIENTS TO MAKE BUTTERMILK

  • 1 Cup Milk room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp White Vinegar

WET INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Cup Light oil (vegetable or olive)
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon zest
  • 1 Tsp Lemon essence/Vanilla Essence

FOR THE LEMON GLAZE

  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Tsp Lemon Essence

Instructions
 

MAKE THE BUTTERMILK

  • In a small bowl, mix 1 cup milk with 1 tbsp white vinegar. Set it aside till it thickens

PREPARATION

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and line your muffin tins with muffin liner. Set aside.

MIX THE WET INGREDIENTS

  • In a bowl, mix oil, sugar, buttermilk, vanilla essence, lemon juice, and lemon zest

WHISK THE DRY INGREDIENTS

  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, poppyseeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

FOLD THE DRY INGREDIENTS INTO THE WET INGREDIENTS

  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix gently. Divide the batter into the muffin tins keeping some space on top for the muffins to rise.

CHILL THE MUFFIN BATTER

  • Chill the muffin batter overnight or for few hours in the fridge.

BAKE THE LEMN POPPYSEED MUFFINS

  • Bake straight from the refriderator for 20/25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean

GLAZE THE LEMON POPPYSEED MUFFINS

  • In a small bowl, mix the sugar and lemon juice until a smooth and thick glaze forms. Drizzle or dip each muffin top with the glaze.
Keyword lemon poppy seed, muffin, poppy seed