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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

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"Drum rolls please! Here is my favorite muffins recipe ever! These delicious, soft and tender lemon poppy seed muffins will make your weekend morning very special! They are the perfect accompaniment to a good cup of tea! Yum!"

Ingredients Serves 4

  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1.5 lemons
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar


  1. Combine 1 cup of soy milk and 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a small bowl, stir to mix and let sit for ten minutes to curdle.

    Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
  2. In a separate bowl combine 1/2 cup of sugar, 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil, zest and juice of one lemon. Stir well.

    Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
  3. Slowly add the curdled milk into the mixture, whisking while adding.

    Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
  4. In a separate bowl combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 3 tablepsoons poppy seeds, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of salt, mix everything together.

    Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
  5. Make a well in a center of dry ingredients, pour in wet mixture, and then gradually mix the dry ingredients from the sides of the well into the center. Stir carefully until just combined. Don't overmix.

    Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
  6. Heat oven to 350F/180C. Line 12 muffin tins with paper liners. Distribute the batter evenly into muffin cups, about 3/4 cup of batter for each muffin. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the muffins comes out clean. Let them cool completely.

    Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
  7. Meanwhile, prepare lemon glaze. Sift icing sugar, add a tablespoon of lemon juice and mix well. Add more lemon juice to reach the desired consistency, but make sure it is fairly thick.
    As the muffins coold, spread about 1 teaspoon of lemon glaze on top of each muffin.

    A big thank you for this recipe to Sarah McMinn.

    Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Author: vegelicacy

Posted on: 18 November 2014

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Diet type: vegan
Category: dessert
Difficulty: easy
You will also need: Muffin tins

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