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Poppy Seed Mini Muffins

"These moist muffins may be small, but they're always a big hit on a brunch buffet, as a quick snack or as part of a bread basket assortment. The combination of poppy seeds and a hint of lemon makes them irresistible. --Kathryn Anderson, Casper, Wyoming"
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 21 servings

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  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. Combine remaining ingredients; mix well. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined mini-muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 400 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

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Perfect little muffins - light, fluffy and delicious! I read though the reviews and some people said they were dry and some said they didn't have enough lemon flavor so... I used 1 tsp. of lemon...

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Maybe my oven runs hot or something, but I baked these for 10 minutes and they were already overdone. I should have known better, since normal muffin recipes are usually baked lower than 400 deg...

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Perfect little muffins - light, fluffy and delicious! I read though the reviews and some people said they were dry and some said they didn't have enough lemon flavor so... I used 1 tsp. of lemon...

I made 12 standard-size muffins out of this recipe; baked @400F for 20 mins. I filled each muffin cup full and it rose nicely. I used 1 cup of all-purpose flour and 1 cup of whole wheat flour,...

just the kind of recipe I was looking for. I only had half the amount of sour cream, but the muffins still turned out moist and tasty. I only used half of the poppy seeds too because after stirr...

I'm 15 and I followed this easy recipe exactly and it turned out really yummy. Except I think I liked the dough better before I cooked it, haha. I must have cooked it too long, about 11 minutes....

Absolutely delicious. They're moist and fluffy, with flavor that's surprisingly borderline buttery, given the lack of butter; all that sour cream must really contribute flavor. I changed the muf...

Who are you kidding with 12-15 min. bake time? They are done in 8 min!! I made 3 dozen mini muffins. I did not have sour cream, so I used apple sauce and they were good.

These were really good. However, I only cooked mine for 7 minutes. 12 minutes overcooks them and dries them out.

Maybe my oven runs hot or something, but I baked these for 10 minutes and they were already overdone. I should have known better, since normal muffin recipes are usually baked lower than 400 deg...

These are GREAT muffins! I used regular muffin/cupcake silicon cups and this recipe made 14. Instead of the 2 T. of milk, I used fresh squeezed lemon juice because I like "Lemon Poppy Seed" mu...