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Lemon Poppy Greek Yogurt Muffins

  • Author: Chocolate Covered Cheetah


  • 1 large lemon (or 2 small), zested and juiced
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tbs poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 6 tbs unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature
  • 1 cup vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine sugar and lemon zest
  3. Using your hands work the zest into the sugar until they combine and the sugar takes on a yellowish hue
  4. Add flour, poppy seeds, baking soda, baking powder and sea salt
  5. In a small bowl whisk together butter, yogurt, lemon juice, eggs and vanilla
  6. Pour liquid ingredients from small bowl into the dry ingredients
  7. Mix until flour is fully incorporated
  8. Bake 5 minutes
  9. Without opening the oven, lower the temperature to 325 degrees
  10. Bake 10 more minutes until batter is set