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poppyseed muffins with lemon glaze

Homemade Poppy Seed Muffins With Lemon Glaze

This recipe comes from my best friends mom. One of my fondest memories growing up is stuffing my face with this stuff. It is a wonderful, melt in your mouth bread, that is good for breakfast, great for a midday pick me up, and even better as a midnight snack. This recipe makes two loaves of bread, but since I do not have bread pans I went with muffins tins. Luckily, this recipe works in any form, and they came out great. I added a little lemon glaze just to mix things up. If you want to skip the glaze, a little powdered sugar does the trick.

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Poppyseed Muffins With Lemon Glaze

Poppyseed Muffins with Lemon Glaze | Sprinkles For Breakfast


Poppy Seed Muffins

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/8 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 tbs poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp butter extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp almond extract

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2–3 tsp lemon juice
  • 2-3 tsp water


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Add oil and milk and mix until just combined.
  4. Add eggs, vanilla, butter extract and almond extract and mix until combined.
  5. Add poppy seeds.
  6. Grease 2 bread loaf pans, or muffin tins.
  7. Bake mini muffins 8-10 minutes or Bread loaves 50-65 minutes ( until a toothpick comes out clean).
  8. While the muffins are in the oven, make the glaze.
  9. Put powdered sugar in a bowl and add lemon juice and water until you reach a glazed consistency.
  10. Once the muffins or loaves are done baking, put them on a plate and spoon glaze over the top of each one.

*Makes about 35 muffins

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Lindsay Nathanson - Baker and Author

I might be the only person in the history of the world that has ever been grounded from baking. That's right. When I was a teen, it wasn't the computer, or the phone or the tv that got taken away. For me, it was the unsalted butter.

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