Simple lemon poppy seed muffins

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Mengting Gao

Mengting Gao

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
lemons
300 g butter (soft)
250 g sugar
1½ tsp vanilla sugar
eggs
300 g all-purpose flour
3 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
30 g poppy seeds
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • zester
  • citrus juicer
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • sieve
  • muffin cup liners
  • muffin pan
  • ice cream scoop

Nutrition per serving

Cal
414
Protein
7 g
Fat
25 g
Carb
41 g
  • Step 1/6

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Zest half of the lemons and juice all of them.
    • lemons
    • zester
    • citrus juicer
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Zest half of the lemons and juice all of them.

  • Step 2/6

    Beat butter, sugar, and vanilla sugar with a hand mixer until pale and foamy.
    • 300 g butter
    • 250 g sugar
    • 1½ tsp vanilla sugar
    • large bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Beat butter, sugar, and vanilla sugar with a hand mixer until pale and foamy.

  • Step 3/6

    Then, whisk in eggs one by one until fully incorporated.
    • eggs
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Then, whisk in eggs one by one until fully incorporated.

  • Step 4/6

    Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into separate bowl. Add to butter mixture and whisk until a smooth dough forms.
    • 300 g flour
    • 3 tsp baking powder
    • ½ tsp salt
    • sieve
    • large bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into separate bowl. Add to butter mixture and whisk until a smooth dough forms.

  • Step 5/6

    Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and poppy seeds to dough and stir in evenly.
    • 30 g poppy seeds
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and poppy seeds to dough and stir in evenly.

  • Step 6/6

    Scoop dough into muffin pan. The muffin pan should either be greased or lined with muffin liners. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 - 25 min. until golden.
    • muffin cup liners
    • oven
    • muffin pan
    • ice cream scoop

    Scoop dough into muffin pan. The muffin pan should either be greased or lined with muffin liners. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 - 25 min. until golden.