Flax Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

 Source: Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, Healthyflax.org

Source: Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, Healthyflax.org

Flax Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are light, fresh and filling.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar                 
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder  
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) baking soda     
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 
  • 2 egg                
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) sour cream
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) poppy seed           
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ⁰F (180 ⁰C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, milled flax, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat egg. Add sour cream, vanilla, canola oil, poppy seed, lemon zest and juice; mix well.
  4. Make a well in dry ingredients and add liquid. Gently stir until dry ingredients are thoroughly moistened.
  5. Spray muffin tin with nonstick vegetable spray. Fill each cup muffin cup with 1/4 cup (60 mL) of batter.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and place muffins on wire rack for 5 minutes to cool.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 12 muffins.

SERVING SIZE: 1 muffin. Each serving contains 2 tsp (10 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 140
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 110 mg
Potassium 80 mg