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Magnificent Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Lemons zested (Save for Juice)
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Appple Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Lemons juiced



  • Combine the flour, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar and lemon zest in a large mixing bowl. Use your fingers to evenly coat the lemon zest with flour. Set aside.
  • In a medium sized bowl, combine the oil, apple sauce, yogurt, lemon juice, and eggs. Whisk until well blended.
  • Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry mix and fold together until just blended. Be careful not to overmix.


  • Line 12 muffin wells with cupcake liners. Scoop the batter into muffin tins until it is completely full.
  • Sprinkle the tops of the muffins with crystal sugar.

Baking Instruction

  • Preheat your oven to 400°. ( see above explanation of "Bakeryu Style Muffin Tops")
  • Bake for 10 munutes, rotate pan for even browning, and bake for an additional 5 minutes
Keyword lemon, muffin, poppy seed