Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

These Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins feature a bright and zesty flavor and each bite is packed with aromatic and crunchy poppy seeds. You won't be able to stop at just one!

Author: Ann Nguyen
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 muffins
A batch of Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins topped with a lemon glaze
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  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter (softened)
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice



  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and grease your muffin pan with nonstick spray.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, poppy seeds, and salt. Set the bowl aside.

  3. In a large bowl, whisk the remainder of the muffin ingredients together until combined.

  4. Add the dry ingredient mixture to the wet mixture in increments and mix until just combined. 

  5. Fill each cavity of your muffin man 3/4 of the way and bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  6. Allow the muffins to cool in the pan for about 5 minutes before transferring them onto a wire rack.

Lemon Glaze

  1. Whisk together the confectioner's sugar and lemon juice and drizzle over the muffins. 

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 158kcal
Fat: 6g
Saturated fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 31mg
Sodium: 114mg
Potassium: 124mg
Carbohydrates: 22g
Sugar: 6g
Protein: 3g
Vitamin A: 190%
Vitamin C: 2.6%
Calcium: 69%
Iron: 1.1%
Keyword: summer dessert
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