The Best Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin Recipes.
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, warm from the oven. Just look at that glaze! I can’t think of anything more tempting first thing in the morning with a cup of coffee. Rich in texture, zesty lemon flavour, and just a little crunch from those yummy poppy seeds!
Oh I know. It’s really hard to find time to bake right?
And this list of the best lemon poppy seed muffins includes healthy lemon poppy seed muffins, muffins with glaze, muffins without glaze, gluten free lemon poppy seed muffins, paleo lemon poppy seed muffins and everything in between.
These lemon poppy seed muffin recipes include ingredients such as :
- Whole wheat
- Almond flour
- Cake mix
- Biscuit mix
- Coconut flour
- brown sugar
There is lots and lot of variety! Quick question first! Is it poppy seed or poppyseed?
Now Starbucks makes this amazing Skinny Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin, have you tried it? I decided to try it and used a cake mix! Yayyssss! Just to see what it would turn out like. A-maaaazing!
Google says Lemon Poppy seed muffins are in the top 10 list of favorite muffins, and I can see why! That moist delicious lemony flavour can’t be beat.
Each of the bloggers in this roundup of the best lemon poppy seed muffin recipes includes important baking tips.
- My favorite – and very new tip is to take the time to sift your dry ingredients together. I guarantee you will enjoy a lighter, fluffier bake if you do.
- Letting your eggs get to room temperature will eliminate flat muffin tops. The extra few minutes is just so worth it!
- Also, while muffins come together quickly, be careful not to over-mix, or you will have a tough, chewy muffin and we don’t want that! I’m sure you experienced bakers know that, but some of us are brand new and still learning!
So I’ve compiled The Top 10 Best Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin Recipes just for you, no matter what your particular diet preference is! These recipes come from top bloggers, so be sure to check out their blogs!
Are you ready? Then let’s get started
Image credit goes to Pie Lady Bakes
This Skinny Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin Recipe from Pie Lady Bakes is light on calories – but full of amazing goodness, like yogurt, fresh lemon juice and zest, and eggs. And a cake mix. Yep! A white Duncan Hines Cake Mix. To save you a ton of time and give you outstanding muffins! And weighing in at only 224 calories and 6 g fat they are BIG on flavour! And we think it’s even better than the ones you can buy from that famous coffee shop. You know?
Image Credit goes to A Kitchen Addiction
A Kitchen Addiction has some wonderful recipes, and this muffin recipe comes from American’s Test Kitchen Cookbook. What I love about this lemon poppy seed muffin recipe is the choice you have to use either Whole Milk, or plain yogurt. The recipe also makes 12 really fat muffins, because after all your hard work, you want something substantial to bite into right?
Image Credit goes to La Creme de la Crumb
These Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are from La Creme de la Crumb! I’m really loving the glaze that’s drizzled back and forth on the tops! Did you know that baking powder has an expiry date? Be sure to check before you bake!
Image Credit goes to Nourish Your Glow
These Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins from Nourish Your Glow are gluten free and paleo! This recipe uses coconut oil, coconut flour, and honey as a sweetener. Aren’t they beautiful? I really appreciate the tips that are included in the recipe, like “melt the coconut oil” .
Image credit goes to Betty Crocker
What is different about this Lemon Yoghurt Poppy Seed Muffin recipe by Betty Crocker is that it uses a lemon flavored yogurt. Have you tried that before? And there is also a ‘light version’ that allows for swapping out the egg for an egg substitute, skim milk and applesauce for a sweetener. The lighter version is 150 calories, compared to 180 calories for the full, so if you asked me, I’d go for the full on recipe for and enjoy my 30 calories!
Image Credit goes to Recipe Tips
This Quick and Easy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin Recipe from Recipe Tips will take you from start to finish in 35 minutes, and uses a lemon cake mix, and lemon pudding as part of the ingredients! And while most of the other recipes provide 12 muffins, this recipe will make 22 muffins, but I think they are much smaller. This recipe sounds similar to my Starbucks (Copycat) Lemon Loaf.
Image Credit goes to Taste of Home
An easy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin recipe from Taste of Home that will give you delicious Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins in 30 minutes. What I love about Taste of Home is that most of their recipes come from great cooks, just like you and me! J This recipe uses baking mix, and instant lemon pudding and gets really good reviews.
Image credit goes to Genius Kitchen
With these Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins from Genius Kitchen I love that you can use buttermilk or yoghurt in these muffins, and the ingredients includes butter instead of oil as the fat. You need to separate the eggs too, beating the yolks, and then beating the egg whites.
Image credit goes to Amy’s Healthy Baking
This recipe from Amy’s Healthy Baking will make you a lemon poppy seed recipe fan 4-ever! Healthy yes, but the flavors that are packed into these little muffins are insane! White whole wheat flour, egg whites, and vanilla crème stevia. Enjoy!
Image credit goes to Kitchen Meets Girl
A simple Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin recipe from Kitchen Meets Girl, that uses unsalted butter, low fat yogurt, and light brown sugar to sweeten! I like the idea of starting the bake out at a higher temperature and then turning it back after a few minutes – that’s the way we bake our pies right?
So that’s a wrap.
Which one of the 10 best lemon poppy seed muffin recipes is your favorite?
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