Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins from Scratch

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins from Scratch

If you’re looking for a delightful and zesty treat to start your day, these Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins from Scratch are just what you need. With their bright citrus flavor and delightful crunch of poppy seeds, they are a perfect addition to your morning routine.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the melted butter, eggs, buttermilk, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  7. Allow the muffins to cool in the pan for a few minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins from Scratch are a burst of sunshine on a plate. They are moist, tender, and packed with the refreshing flavor of lemons. Perfect for breakfast or as a snack, these muffins will brighten your day. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information (per muffin): Calories: 240, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 36g, Sugar: 19g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 4g

If you’re a fan of citrusy delights, you’ll adore these Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins from Scratch. Whether you enjoy them with your morning coffee or as an afternoon pick-me-up, their zesty flavor and delightful texture make them a crowd-pleaser. So why wait? Whip up a batch of these muffins today and treat yourself to a taste of sunshine!