Lemon Poppy Seed MuffinsIngredients:
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 tbsp lemon juice
2 cups SR flour
1/2 cup MOO buttermilk
2 tbsp poppy seeds
Preheat oven to 175 degrees Celsius. Line a 12 cup muffin pan with muffin papers. Sift the flour into a large bowl. Mix the oil and sugar, add beaten eggs, vanilla extract and lemon juice. Add the buttermilk and mix until just blended, do not over mix. Carefully fold in the poppy seeds. Fill muffin pans. Bake 20 minutes until golden on top.
MOO Buttermilk: 1/2 cup milk minus 1 tbsp milk, plus 1 tbsp vinegar added and left 5 minutes to curdle
If you have your own lemons this recipe costs $1.85 to make, costing just 15 cents per muffin. If you must buy lemons it will cost between $2.05 and $2.25 to make, costing between 17 cents and 19 cents per muffin.
To bring the cost down, use cupcake size papers, you'll get 24 cup cakes from this recipe bringing the cost down to between 7 cents and 10 cents per muffin.
Olive oil can be used in this recipe, it gives a very moist muffin.
Replace lemon juice with orange juice for orange poppy seed muffins.
Can be iced with a lemon (or orange) cream cheese frosting if desired.