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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

These lemon poppy seed muffins as a basic staple for anyone who loves the warm texture of a good muffin. Great with a cup of coffee or with tea.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

 4 eggs
 1 ½ cups sugar
 ½ cup Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 tsp poppy seeds
 ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
 1 tbsp lemon zest
 1 ½ cups sour cream (not low or non fat)
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp kosher salt
 1 lb cake flour

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.


Combine eggs, sugar, olive oil, poppy seeds, lemon juice , lemon zest and sour cream in a mixing bowl. Beat well to combine, mixture should be fluffy and slightly glossy.


Sift flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder together in medium size bowl. Fold into wet mixture, stirring just to combine. Do not over beat.


Pour into greased muffin tins. Bake in 400 degree oven for 22 minutes or until toothpick, when inserted into the center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 402
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g27%

Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 222mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 56g19%
Protein 6g12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.