Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Muffins

If you’re looking for a delightful breakfast treat that’s both zesty and comforting, these Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Muffins are just the ticket. Bursting with bright lemon flavor and adorned with crunchy poppy seeds, these muffins are the perfect way to start your day.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, mix the melted butter, eggs, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, and lemon zest until well combined.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in the poppy seeds.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  7. Allow the muffins to cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins

These Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Muffins are a delightful morning treat. The fresh lemon flavor and the subtle crunch of poppy seeds make them a perfect companion to your coffee or tea.

Nutrition: Serving size – 1 muffin, Calories – 180, Total Fat – 8g, Saturated Fat – 4.5g, Cholesterol – 50mg, Sodium – 180mg, Total Carbohydrates – 24g, Dietary Fiber – 1g, Sugars – 9g, Protein – 4g

If you’re in need of a breakfast that brightens your day, these Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Muffins are sure to do the trick. The lemony zest and delicate crunch of poppy seeds add a burst of flavor and texture that’s simply irresistible. Whether you enjoy them with a steaming cup of coffee or as a grab-and-go snack, these muffins are bound to become a breakfast favorite in no time. So, whip up a batch and savor the deliciousness!

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