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lemon poppy seed cornmeal muffins

  • Author: The Clever Carrot
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 12



  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. cornmeal
  • 1 tsp. poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • pinch of fine grain sea salt


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 c. oil
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 3/4 c. buttermilk
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper cups.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together the dry ingredients; flour, cornmeal, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another bowl mix together the wet ingredients; eggs, oil, sugar, buttermilk and the zest and juice of a lemon. Whisk well to combine.
  4. Gently combine the dry and wet ingredients.
  5. Spoon the batter into your muffin cups, about ¾ full. You should be able to get 10-12 muffins.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or when a toothpick comes out clean when inserted.
  7. Cool inside the tin and then transfer to a wire rack.