Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins


12 muffins


  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel, (1 lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice, (1 lemon)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 12 paper baking cups
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  1. In a large mixer bowl, cream sour cream and margarine. Beat in egg, lemon peel and juice until well combined. Combine next 5 ingredients, blend into creamed mixture only until ingredients are moistened (30-45 seconds). Line muffin pan with paper baking cups. Spoon dough evenly into cups. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven until lightly browned and muffins test done with wooden pick (18-20 minutes). Let stand on wire rack 5 minutes, remove muffins from pan. Serve warm.
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