Lemon & Poppy Seed Muffins with Lavender Manuka Honey Recipe– Manuka Lab UK
Lemon & Poppy Seed Muffins with Lavender Manuka Honey Recipe

Lemon & Poppy Seed Muffins with Lavender Manuka Honey Recipe


This recipe makes 6 muffins


Lemon & Poppy Seed Muffins

  • 1 1/4 cups plain flour
  • ½ cup caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 egg, large
  • 1/8 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Lavender Manuka Honey

  • 3 tablespoons Manuka Lab Manuka honey
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • ¼ tsp dried lavender

Butter to serve

Method for muffins:

  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C.
  2. Line a muffin tray with muffin liners.
  3. Mix the plain flour, sugar, poppy seeds, baking powder, salt, and lemon zest in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Melt the butter and place into a large measuring jug.
  5. Add in the Greek yogurt, milk, eggs and lemon juice
  6. Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients and gently fold together until just combined.
  7. Divide the batter equally to make 6 muffins.
  8. Bake the muffins at 220 degrees C for 5 minutes, then turn the oven down to 180 degrees C and bake for another 14-16 minutes. Insert a toothpick in the centre a muffin and ensure it comes out clean.

Method for Lavender Manuka Honey:

  1. Combine the Manuka honey, water, and dried lavender in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, allowing the Manuka honey to dissolve.
  2. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 15 minutes. Turn off the heat and let the Manuka honey sit to infuse for 10 more minutes.
  3. Strain out the lavender before using.
  4. Serve with a little butter and lavender Manuka honey.



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