Mimi's Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Recipe by Mimi in Maine
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 12 muffins




  • In a bowl combine the flour, powder, and salt; set aside.
  • With an electric mixer combine the butter, lemon rind, sugar, and lemon juice; cream till light and fluffy--about 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in poppy seeds.
  • Fold in the flour mixture alternately with the milk.
  • Do not overmix the batter.
  • Put in paper-lined tins.
  • Bake at 375 dgrees for about 25 minutes.
  • GLAZE: While baking, mix the confectioners sugar with the lemon juice, vanilla, and almond.
  • When the muffins come out of the oven generously brush each one with the lemon glaze; remove from pan and put on rack to cool for 10 minutes before serving.