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Raspberry-Filled Poppy Seed Muffins

Every bite of these golden muffins is packed with poppy seeds, lemon flavor and raspberry preserves. They taste great with a cup of coffee.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 3 tablespoons seedless raspberry preserves
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, oil and buttermilk. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the pecans, lemon zest and poppy seeds.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups with a rounded tablespoonful of batter. Drop 1/2 teaspoon of preserves in the center of each; top with remaining batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Combine glaze ingredients. Poke holes in warm muffins; drizzle with glaze. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 244 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • chilipower
    Apr 19, 2013

    Tasty, moist muffins! I shifted the dry ingredients to prevent lumps. I cut down the sugar to just 1 cup. I didnt have buttermilk on hand so I just used regular 2% milk. This recipe is not anything special but a great snack!

  • coldaug
    Aug 28, 2012

    This is a fantastic recipe! I also used homemade raspberry jam, and the seeds didn't bother anyone. They're light and delicious!

  • kissingcousins
    Mar 8, 2012

    These were a wonderful delight! I used my home made raspberry jam and since I did not have lemon peel I added mini lemon chips and did not glaze. Poppy seed, lemon flavor and raspberry can't go wrong! Made 18 good size muffins.