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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins - What's the easiest thing to make when you have a sweet tooth? Well for me it's either muffins or cookies, like these lemon poppy seed muffins.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon poppy seed muffins
Servings: 12
Calories: 163kcal
Author: Joanna Cismaru


  • 1/4 cup butter unsalted softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds


  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  • In the bowl of your mixer add the butter and sugar and mix until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and the cream cheese and continue mixing until everything is well incorporated.
  • Add the milk, lemon juice, and lemon zest and continue mixing.
  • In a bowl, mix the flour, salt, baking powder and poppy seeds together.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the mixer bowl and mix for a few seconds, but do not over mix the batter.
  • If you are not using muffin liners, butter your muffin tray. Pour the batter in each muffin cup, this should be enough for 12 muffins.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes or until muffins are done.


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 85mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 0.9mg