Lemon Poppyseed Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins with Lemon Glaze

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter , softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp poppyseeds

Lemon Glaze

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar , sifted*

Instructions

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

  • Preheat oven to 450 and liberally grease a muffin baking tin.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar and vanilla.
  • Beat in eggs, lemon juice, zest and greek yogurt.
  • Add in dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Do not over mix or the muffins will become tough.
  • Stir in poppyseeds.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared muffin tins until each is about 2/3 of the way full.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool completely before adding the glaze.

Lemon Glaze

  • In a small sauce pan over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Whisk in lemon juice.
  • Slowly whisk in sifted powdered sugar until combined and sugar is dissolved.
  • With a spoon, drizzle glaze over muffins and allow to cool before serving.

Notes

*If the powdered sugar is not sifted you may end up with clumps that do not dissolve completely.