Thursday, January 28, 2010

Lemon Muffins with Poppy Seed Streusel

I had some lemon zest that needed to be used up and thought a lemon muffin would be the perfect way to use it. These muffins are fantastic. Light and fluffy with just the right amount of lemony goodness.

I am a huge fan of lemon poppy seed muffins but I love how these muffins have the poppy seed streusel on top as opposed to the poppy seeds being mixed in.

A delicious way to start the day!

Lemon Muffins with Poppy Seed Streusel
3 TBSP sugar
2 TBSP flour
1 TBSP butter
1 tsp poppy seeds
2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup cream
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 TBSP lemon zest
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
1 cup sour cream
Preheat oven to 375.
Combine streusel ingredients in small bowl; set aside.
For muffins, combine flour through salt in large bowl. Make a well in the center. Combine cream through sour cream in another bowl and pour into flour mixture. Stir just until combined.
Spoon batter into muffin tins and bake for 15-18 minutes or until done.


Maria said...

The muffins look marvelous!

Ingrid said...

I'll take a couple of these. They sound yummy with that poppy seed streusel topping.

Coleen's Recipes said...

I think streusel makes a muffin so pretty. These with a big glass of milk sound yummy.

HoneyB said...

I would love one of these this morning! I like this and will have to try them soon!

Chele said...

Yum. Love the idea od the topping on them too. Will need to keep this in mind for a breakfast muffin I think.

teresa said...

a perfect breakfast!

Megan said...

Muffins and lemon? You can't go wrong!

Katy ~ said...

Now I SOOOOO want a lemon poppy seed muffin!! Just bought poppy seeds yesterday....

Michele said...

These look fantastic! I love poppyseeds.

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