Thursday, December 20, 2012

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins


Ho, ho, ho!  Muffins anyone?  Lemon peel gives extra flavour to these moist, citrusy muffins while poppy seeds add in the extra crunch!   Perfect for Breakfast, Tea or snacking!






 
Recipe for Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

    Ingredients
    • 3 oz butter
    • 5 oz caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 6 oz plain flour
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1.1/2 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 lemon zest
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 1.1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 Tbsp poppy seeds
    Lemon Glaze
    • Juice of 1/2 a lemon + 2  Tbsp sugar - Mix well.
    Method
    1. Beat butter, sugar and eggs till well combined.
    2. Instead of sifting the flour, aerate the flour, salt and baking powder with a wire whisk till well incorporated.
    3. Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture.  Add in the milk, lemon zest and juice.
    4. Mix till just moistened.
    5. Fill 3/4 of the muffin cup with the batter.
    6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 190 deg C for 20 mins., till golden  brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
    7. Prick holes on the muffins and drizzle on the lemon glaze once they are out of the oven.
    8. Serve muffins warm
    9. Yield :  5 muffins 

Here's wishing all of you 

A Very Merry X'mas and A Happy New Year

Will be taking a short break during this festive season, see you folks in 2013!






19 comments:

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  1. Cheah,
    Yes, can I have a muffin please ..:p
    This is so nice to have it with a cuppa of hot tea!

    Wishing you and your family
    A Merry Christmas and A Hapoy New Year
    Do Enjoy your holidays!
    mui..^^

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    1. Thank you. You enjoy your holidays with your family too!

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  2. Beautiful pictures. I love any cakes with lemon in it. How nice if I can have a few now, with a cup of hot tea! It's very bad weather here today with strong wings and warnings of flood.

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    1. Thank you! So looks like you'll be having a wet X'mas!

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  3. I am admiring your poppy seed muffins from the screen. I love poppy seeds in bakes but its banned in SG so I can only envy...

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  4. Love the Christmas muffin cups. They are so cute!!Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

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    1. Yes, very Christmassy ..... Merry X'mas a Happy New Year to you and your family too!

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  5. Hi Cheah, very nice muffins. I love anything with lemons or oranges. BTW MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013.

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    1. Thank you Kimmy! Yes you enjoy your holidays with your family too!

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  6. Can I have one cupcake. They look beautiful.

    Wish you a Merry Christmas, Cheah.

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  7. i was the looking for the same and related info, what you describe on your article. And found you through google search. Its helps me a lots and i understood that you are one of skill article writer/ blogger. I have book marked your blog and hope to visit again to learn more. Thanks for your valuable efforts and time.

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  8. Cheah, I like the Christmas cupcake liners, love what is inside. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and family. Hugs.

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  9. Hi Cheah, your muffin sure look very soft and fluffy. Look awesome, nice to go with a cup of hot coffee.

    Merry Christmas to you and family. Happy holiday.

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  10. beautiful lovely texture of your muffins! here's wishing you happy christmas and have a wonderful new year 2013! cheers!

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  11. Cheah, love the muffins! Here's wishing you and all at home a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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  12. I'm such a muffin crazy person, and love lemon. These are right up my alley!

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  13. Sounds like an awesome recipe. I love lemon, so I'll have to try this one.

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