Low-Fat Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe

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I enjoy trying new muffin recipes, so was I glad when I stumbled upon this one. The applesauce makes these lemon muffins so moist and delicious.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 235 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, poppy seeds and baking powder. Combine eggs, milk, applesauce and lemon extract; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups about three-fourths full. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until muffins test done. Yield: 1 to 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Low-Fat Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p73

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2010

"These were good but they didn't rise well."

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