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Low-Fat Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

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
    1 to 1-1/2 dozen


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


  • 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.

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  • sugarlou
    Mar 27, 2010

    These were good but they didn't rise well.