Friday, September 26, 2014

Lemon Poppy Seed / Chai Seed Muffins

Been trying out a few recipes but failed to find the proper Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin texture and taste that I been having back in my university days in Melbourne. After numerous tries, here it is! Finally i found it!

Recipe makes 15 cupcakes

Cake Batter Ingredients
250g Flour
1.5 teaspoon Baking Powder
15g Poppy Seed / Chai Seed
170g Castor Sugar
95g Butter
75ml Vegetable Oil
2 Lemon Zest
3 Eggs
35ml Lemon Juice

Lemon Syrup Ingredients
25g Castor Sugar
35ml Lemon Juice

1. Sift Flour and Baking Powder, follow up stiring in the Poppy Seed / Chai Seed.
2. Beat the Castor Sugar, Butter, Vegetable Oil and Lemon Zest until pale and fluffy.
3. Preheat oven at 160ºC.
4. Add in the eggs one at a time and beat well.
5. Whisk the Lemon Juice into the mixture.
6. Add in the Flour Mixture in and beat it slowly until well combine.
7. Pour the batter into the cupcake liners and bake it for 30mins or use a cake tester stick or wooden stick to check, if it pulls out clear it's done!
8. While the muffins are baking, Heat up the Castor Sugar and Lemon Juice until all the Sugar disolve.
8. When the muffins is done and cool on the tray dredge it with caster sugar before serving, then remove from tray to totally cool.

Hope you all love this too!

Here is some more ideas to make it more deliciously special.
1. Lemon Poppy Seed / Chai Seed Muffins with Blueberries Compote
Just use a butter knife and cut out sqaure but pyramid shape in the centre muffin & spoon in the Blueberries Compote till it fill up the cavity.
Click here for Blueberries Compote Recipe

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