Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Makes: 16

What You’ll Need

2/3 cup Sunbeam Sultanas
60g margarine, softened
80g light cream cheese
¾ cup caster sugar
grated rind and juice of two lemons
2 x eggs
2 x egg whites
1/3 cup poppy seeds
2 cups self-raising flour
1 cup milk

Lemon Icing
2 teaspoons light cream cheese
½ cup icing sugar
½ teaspoon lemon juice

Method

  • Place margarine, cream cheese and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  • Add lemon rind, eggs and egg whites and mix until well combined.
  • Fold in sultanas, poppy seeds, flour, lemon juice and milk until just combined.
  • Spoon the mixture into a greased muffin pan and bake for 25-20 minutes at 180°C.
  • Prepare icing by mixing all ingredients. Drop a teaspoon of icing on each muffin and decorate with lemon zest.

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