Almond Poppy Seed Muffin Recipe

Almond Poppy Seed Muffin Recipe

How To Make Almond Poppy Seed Muffins

Perfectly tender, perfectly moist, and perfectly fluffy almond poppy seed muffin recipe that’s perfect for a midnight snack with a glass of milk.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 33 minutes



  • cupall-purpose flour
  • ¾tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 2tbsppoppy seeds
  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • 10tbspbutter,softened
  • 1large egg
  • 1large egg yolk
  • tspalmond extract
  • ½cupwhole milk
  • ½cupsour cream
  • ¼cupslivered almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and poppy seeds, set aside.

  3. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer, attached with paddle attachment, blend together butter and sugar on medium speed until pale and fluffy.

  4. Add in egg, egg yolk and almond extract and mix until blended.

  5. Measure out milk into a liquid measuring cup then whisk sour cream into milk.

  6. Working in three separate batches beginning and ending with flour mixture, add flour mixture alternating with milk mixture to batter and mix on low speed just until combine after each addition.

  7. Divide batter among 12 paper lined muffin cups (in a non-stick muffin tin), sprinkle slivered almonds evenly among muffins.

  8. Bake in preheated oven 16 to 18 minutes until lightly golden and toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  9. Allow to cool and store in an airtight container.


  • Calories: 274.06kcal
  • Fat: 14.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.82g
  • Trans Fat: 0.39g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.37g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.49g
  • Fiber: 1.06g
  • Sugar: 17.74g
  • Protein: 3.99g
  • Cholesterol: 62.31mg
  • Sodium: 115.14mg
  • Calcium: 80.36mg
  • Potassium: 85.13mg
  • Iron: 1.25mg
  • Vitamin A: 114.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.10mg
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