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Tangy lemon, crunchy poppy seeds, sweet glaze and greek yogurt makes these muffins moist and fluffy, perfect for breakfast or brunch!

wicker basket with lemon poppy seed muffins and embroidered table cloth

I’ve been craving lemon lately. I think because it feels springy…and I’m certainly in the mood for warmer weather! I’ve been making cucumber lemon water, lemon zest broccoli and even making roll-on perfume.

My recipe for my lemon poppy seed bread with sugar glaze was recently shared over on Hometalk and received over 10,000 views! So, I’d say it’s a pretty tasty recipe!

I decided to take the same recipe I used for the loaf of lemon poppy seed bread, but turn it into a muffin! Muffins are just so much easier for my family because they are more portable…and we are always running out the door!

Instagram Poll

Do you follow me on Instagram? If not, I’d love to have you follow me over there as I share lots of behind the scenes in the kitchen and house projects …and take fun little polls on which recipes and projects you would like me to share!

I asked if I should share the recipe for these lemon poppy seed muffins or for my breakfast potatoes…and it was a close call! But the lemon poppy seed muffins won!

gathered in the kitchen recipe poll on instagram

Grab And Go Breakfast

Quick and easy recipes are definitely my go-to for breakfast during the week. I typically make blueberry, strawberry oatmeal or zucchini chocolate chip muffins. I make my more labor intensive breakfast recipes on the weekend, like breakfast migas, mini quiches with bacon, or bacon, egg and cheese cups.

wicker basket with lemon poppy seed muffins and whole lemon

Breakfast Loaf Breads

hand holding lemon poppy seed muffin with butter

As expected, these muffins were scarfed down in no time! Everyone loves them! …and I like them most because they are so easy to make and the cleanup is minimal! Woot woot!

These muffins are the perfect addition to brunch for a baby shower, Mother’s Day celebration, welcome to the neighborhood gifts and so much more! I would highly encourage you to make them!

lemon poppy seed muffins in wrapper sitting in wicker basket

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins with Greek Yogurt

Stephanie
Tangy lemon, crunchy poppy seeds, sweet glaze and greek yogurt makes these muffins moist and fluffy, perfect for breakfast or brunch!
Course Breakfast, Dessert

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 freshly grated zest of lemons
  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 c greek yogurt
  • 3 tbs poppy seeds
  • 1/3 c vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tbs milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tbs fresh lemon juice (for glaze)
  • 1/2 c powdered sugar (for glaze)

Instructions
 

  • preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake pan with paper cups
  • mix together flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Set aside
  • mix together lemon zest, yogurt, sugar, eggs, poppy seeds, oil, lemon juice, milk and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
  • gently fold flour mixture into yogurt mixture until combined
  • pour batter into cupcake pan and bake for 13-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • in a small bowl, mix together lemon juice and powdered sugar for glaze
  • pour glaze over slightly warm bread
  • slice and enjoy!
Keyword bread, lemon, muffins, poppy seeds
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