Moist Lemony Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

These are really easy to make, and look like you've spent a lot of time in the kitchen, when all you've done is used a couple of mixes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package lemon cake mix (I use Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe)
  • 1 13 cups water
  • 13 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) package lemon pudding mix
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seed


  1. Place cake mix and pudding mix into large bowl.
  2. Add eggs, oil, water and poppy seed.
  3. Blend until very smooth and glossy.
  4. Place batter into prepared cupcake pan. I prefer to line mine with cupcake papers.
  5. Bake 20 minutes at 325.
  6. When cool, frost with your favorite icing (I frost mine with cream cheese frosting.
Most Helpful

Really good recipe. I used 4 egg whites instead of eggs to lighten the batter just a tiny bit, but so good. Could have used even a few more seeds, but delish. Try it with lemon cream cheese for true lemon lovers.

rachpr18 October 24, 2010