Simple lemon poppy seed muffins

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The absolute hit at my last garden party!

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 20 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 49 / Protein 3g / Carbohydr. 3g / Fat 3g

Ingredients (12 servings)

2lemons
300 gbutter (soft)
250 gsugar
9 gvanilla sugar
5eggs
300 gall-purpose flour
3 tspbaking powder
0.5 tspsalt
30 gpoppy seeds

Utensils

zester, citrus juicer (optional), oven, muffin pan, sieve, 2 large bowls, ice cream scoop (optional), muffin cup liners (optional), hand mixer with beaters, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Riesling ice wine, sweet, 2012
Riesling ice wine convinces with clear golden-yellow reflections and a bouquet of gooseberry, lemon, lime, and passion fruit. The wine reveals its ideal aroma at about 6°C (43°F).

Step 1

Simple lemon poppy seed muffins

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Zest half of the lemons and juice all of them.

zester, citrus juicer, oven, cutting board, knife

2 lemons

Step 2

Simple lemon poppy seed muffins

Beat butter, sugar, and vanilla sugar with a hand mixer until pale and foamy.

large bowl, hand mixer with beaters

300 g butter / 250 g sugar / 9 g vanilla sugar

Step 3

Simple lemon poppy seed muffins

Then, whisk in eggs one by one until fully incorporated.

hand mixer with beaters

5 eggs

Step 4

Simple lemon poppy seed muffins

Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into separate bowl. Add to butter mixture and whisk until a smooth dough forms.

sieve, large bowl, hand mixer with beaters

300 g flour / 3 tsp baking powder / 0.5 tsp salt

Step 5

Simple lemon poppy seed muffins

Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and poppy seeds to dough and stir in evenly.

hand mixer with beaters

30 g poppy seeds

Step 6

Simple lemon poppy seed muffins

Scoop dough into muffin pan. The muffin pan should either be greased or lined with muffin liners. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 – 25 min. until golden.

muffin cup liners, oven, muffin pan