Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Wake up to these PERFECT Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins. They are everything you want in a muffin: moist, citrusy, sweet, and with a little crunch. Make them in under 30 minutes! 

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
33 mins
 
4.81 from 31 votes
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin with bite
Course: bread
Cuisine: Vegan
Keyword: Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 149 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Ingredients
Muffins
Lemon Glaze
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375F. Line a muffin tin with baking cups and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl combine soy milk and apple cider vinegar and let sit for 10 minutes to curdle. In another bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and poppy seeds. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl whisk together sugar, oil, vanilla extract, and the lemon juice and zest. Slowly add curdled soy milk, whisking while adding, until completely incorporated. Add the dry ingredients to the wet, folding in gently until just combined.

  4. Fill the muffin liners 2/3 full and bake for 15-18 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the middle come out clean. Set the muffins on a cooling rack to cool.
  5. While the muffins bake, whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice. You may need to add a little extra lemon juice to get a thick and smooth consistency.

  6. Spoon about 1 tbsp of glaze over each warm muffins then let the muffins continue cooling until completely cool.
Recipe Notes

Store leftover muffins in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days. You can also freeze these muffins for up to 2 months. To thaw, pull the muffins from the freezer and let them thaw at room temperature for several hours.

If you want to make this muffin batter in advance, store the batter in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours. To bake the muffins, preheat the oven and bake according to the instructions. Muffins may take a few minutes longer to bake since the batter will be chilled. 

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 131mg6%
Potassium 150mg4%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 77IU2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.