Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins


Time for Tuesdays with Dorie! Our recipe of the week is for Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, picked for us to try by Betsy at A Cup of Sweetness, thank you Betsy! I love lemon poppy seed anything and couldn't wait to give this recipe a try.


This recipe starts out with sugar and lemon zest being rubbed together. The only tiny alteration I made to this recipe was to use the zest of two lemons instead of the one called for.


I used up the last of my poppy seeds in this recipe, I had just enough! Time to add them to the grocery list.


To bake these I used my silicone medium sized bundt muffin pan and also a medium sized muffin pan that my husband's grandmother gave me in a set of three. They are not quite full sized and not quite mini. They are over 50 years old and from Hawaii, I was honored to get them and hope to pass them on to my kids someday.


After baking shot above.


Drizzled in a simple and delicious lemon powdered sugar icing, yum!


Nice moist and fluffy inside, studded with plenty of poppy seeds!

These were a perfect breakfast treat that my whole family, even picky husband, loved. I had to stop the kids at 3 muffins each, I think they would have probably gobbled up the whole batch if I'd let them! These are a make again for sure, and have already been requested by the kids again :)

14 comments:

pinkstripes said...

There were awesome muffins. Your's look great!

Jessica of My Baking Heart said...

They look perfectly glazed! Love your vintage pans, too - how special! :)

Pamela said...

You know, I almost did extra lemon zest. Even though this was good as written, extra lemon would've been great. Nice job!

cindy said...

Can you use too much zest--I think not! I would love a mid-size muffin pan. Whatever size they were yummy. Have a great day.

Karen said...

What a fun memory with the muffin pans! :) Glad you liked these!

Sweet and Savory said...

I left mine plain to make my husband happy but they sure look more interesting with the glaze.

Flourchild said...

They were a hit at my home too! Yours look perfect! I love the glaze!

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Ben said...

Yum.

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superman said...

Wow! Your muffins looks delicious,And amazing too.

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chelsea said...

Oh, it made me hungry! they looks so yummy!

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The Food Hunter said...

This couldn't come at a better time. We have so many lemons ready to be picked right now.

Deb in Hawaii said...

Gorgeous--love the icing dripping down. Lemon poppy seed muffins are one of my favorites.

B said...

Thanks for baking with me this week. You muffins look delicious. So glad everyone liked them.

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