Lemon Anise Poppy Muffins (Diabetic)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was adapted from a recipe posted on an old BBS cooking site. (remember those?) Can be made with real sugar and egg; increase baking time. Whole-wheat pastry flour is a finer "grind" than regular whole wheat flour. Can be found in bulk food sections or health food stores.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Coat a muffin tin with nonfat cooking spray.
  3. In large bowl, combine dry ingredients through poppy seeds.
  4. In a smaller bowl, mix remaining ingredients.
  5. Make a well in dry ingredients, and pour in wet mixture; mix until dry ingredients are just moistened. Spoon batter into muffin cups equally. The dough will be stiff, you may have to level each muffin with moistened fingers.
  6. Bake 15 to 25 minutes (remember when using Splenda, not to overbake, or muffins will be dry). Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack and cool at least 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

These are so moist and delcious!!! So citrusy!!! I absolutely love em. The anise and lemon compliment each other so well. The added fact that they're practically FF and LC is such an added bonus. I used reduced fat sour cream in place of the vanilla yogurt. (swore I had some on hand). Then added almost a t of vanilla as well. Also, one whole egg in place of the egg substitute. What a find I've come across!!!
Made for Nuffin But Muffin in KK's forum.~

CoffeeB October 26, 2010

This is a forgiving recipe. I somehow over looked the orange juice ask for (or it didn't register). As I didn't have any I omitted the lemon extract and used 1/2 c lemon juice and 1/2 cup of water in place of the orange. Also, as Mikekey suggested I cracked two TBS of anise seeds and used them in place of the Poppy seed. Exquisite taste. I love them!

Annacia April 20, 2008

Made this for PAC 2007 - this is a light tasty muffin! Used real sugar and "real" egg! Perfect for breakfast as they are not sweet - perfect with a bit of butter or some jam!! Thanks mikekey! ;)

Redsie September 16, 2007

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