Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Poppy Seeds. Look at them. Beautiful crunchy little things. They give up a satisfying tiny “pop” when your teeth crush them. Irresistable! Paired with the fresh sunny flavor of lemon they are downright seductive.poppyseedsBut to make a great muffin, they need a little help.ingred1Cream together
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup of butterbutter_sugarBeat in
2 large eggs
3/4 cup of plain yogurt
the juice and zest of 1 medium lemonpeelCombine
2 cups all purpose flour
3 tablespoons poppyseeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powderdry_inAnd fold into yogurt mixturebatterDivide evenly between 12 muffin cups – either well greased and floured or lined with paper cupsin_panBake at 350ยบ for about 20 minutes, until toothpick comes out with just one or two moist crumbs. Cool on a wire rack.coolThen put them in these cool little condiment cups that match your Fiestaware and take 4 dozen photos of them. Or – if you prefer, you can just eat them. serveYour call.

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18 Responses to Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

  1. Ellyn says:

    The last photo is very cute. They look very yummy. I will be making these very soon.

  2. Daryl says:

    If I made even half the yummy stuff you do, I would be a gazillion pounds … those little cups are just too sweet or as my daughter used to say: too-eat

  3. teddie says:

    they look yummy! call me when you put the coffe on and I’ll come help ya eat them =)

  4. Mental P Mama says:

    I’ll be right there. I’d like some Earl Grey.

  5. Deb says:

    yum….just yum

  6. Cam says:

    Nice recipe step photos. I’ve only made Lemon poppyseed once, just this past Christmas (and from Pillsbury :)

  7. Pearl says:

    those muffin cups are SO adorable – may i ask where you purchased them?

  8. CM says:

    Awesome pictures! I really like your latest cropping and composition style of the photos! You’re a real artist!

    I’ve always known that about you ….. you have all your muffins in a row ….(or is that ducks?)

    PS – thanks for updating the header … I didn’t want to say anything ….. but ….. the sunflower was way out of season …. which isn’t like you …. you always have your muffins in a row. : )

  9. Lori says:

    It’s like I can smell them…sniff-sniff!

  10. Sheila says:

    I want to see a picture of Larry munching away on them :-)

  11. Egghead says:

    I love this. Looks like an easy one to make. Those little cups are adorable.

  12. Flea says:

    Ooo! I like your condiment cups!

  13. Patricia Scarpin says:

    As soon as poppy seeds are available again here in Brazil I’ll make these! Yum!

  14. Cyndi Davis says:

    I have read exactly TWO of your recipes and gained 14 pounds.

    I have decided you might just be very evil. VERY funny…an exceptional photographer…and obviously an awesome cook…but for a chubby girl like me, you might be the equivalent of crack to an addict.

    Going to bed now…to dream of a toasted english muffin bread sandwich filled with tiny lemon poppyseed muffiny goodness.

    I will wake up tomorrow with pillow crumbs on my face and 25 pounds heavier. *sigh*

  15. Chris1 says:

    Hi, I tried this recipe tonight and they are truly wonderful. I came here from Country Girl’s site and I’m so glad I did.

  16. sammyw says:

    wow – these look amazing, perfect for spring :)

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