lemon poppy seed muffins

{next time, i'll try using wheat flour instead of AP flour and yogurt instead of sour cream}

lemon poppy seed muffins
2/3 cup granulated sugar
zest and juice from one lemon
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled
3/4 cup sour cream (i used light)
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 tbsp poppy seeds

pre-heat oven to 400 degrees and line muffin tin with cups or spray with non-stick spray.

in a small bowl, 
mix the lemon zest and sugar together with your hands until sugar is dampened and smelling of delicious lemon.  

in a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  stir lemon sugar into mixture.

in a medium bowl, combine melted butter, eggs, sour cream, lemon juice and vanilla.  

fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients until combined adding the poppy seeds before the last few stirs.  try not to over mix.  

spoon batter into muffin cups and bake for 18-20 minutes until tops begin to golden.

cool on rack.

yields 12 muffins
Nutrition Facts
lemon poppy seed muffins
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Total Fat9.9g
      Saturated Fat5.9g
      Trans Fat0g
      Dietary Fiber0.5g
Vitamin A 7%Vitamin C 4%
Calcium    9%Iron 5%


The Hungry Runner Girl said...

I NEED TO MAKE THOSE!!! Girl, you are making me drool I need to try your Asian Slaw and I am so so happy that you got the taboule!! Your blog is gorgeous and I cannot wait to meet you and be best friends!

Vanessa @ Gourmet Runner said...

Oh, yum! These look so beautiful!

ashley (redonk runner) said...

i'm drooling! lemon poppy seed are my absolute FAVE muffin!

Anastasia said...

These look delicious! I've never made my own lemon poppyseed muffins before but I think I'm gonna change that here soon! :]

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