The Harried Housewife: Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

The Harried Housewife shares her recipe for Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins.

Posted: Feb 21, 2021 9:55 AM

LEMON POPPY SEED MUFFINS

  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • Lemon Glaze (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper liners. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, poppy seeds, and salt. In a medium bowl, combine egg, milk, sugar, and butter. Whisk until well blended. Stir in lemon zest. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Divide batter among muffin cups. Bake until a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean, 16 to 19 minutes. Cool in pans 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Serve warm, or drizzle with Lemon Glaze and cool completely. Makes 12 muffins.

LEMON GLAZE

  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon water

In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, and water. Stir in additional water, 1/4 teaspoon at a time, to reach desired drizzling consistency.

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