5 from 2 votes
Whole Wheat Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin
Whole Wheat Lemon Poppy SeedMuffins
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
33 mins

Whole Wheat muffins bursting with poppy seeds and fresh lemon flavor.

Course: Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon poppyseed muffins, muffins with poppyseeds, whole wheat muffins
Servings: 10 Muffins
Calories: 226 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • zest from one lemon
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Glaze (optional)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 Tablespoons lemon juice fresh squeezed
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar.

  2. Mix in lemon zest, lemon juice, egg, milk and vanilla

  3. Mix in poppy seeds, whole wheat flour, baking powder and salt. Mix just until combined. 

  4. Measure into paper lined or greased muffin tins.

  5. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-18 minutes.

  6. Let cool slightly for 5 minutes and then remove from tin. Continue cooling on a baking rack. 

  1. Mix powdered sugar and lemon juice together. 

  2. While muffins are still warm, but not hot drizzle with glaze. 

Recipe Notes

White whole wheat flour is a whole grain flour milled from white wheat berries. 

Nutrition Facts
Whole Wheat Lemon Poppy SeedMuffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 106mg5%
Potassium 237mg7%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.