moist gluten free lemon poppyseed muffins piled on top of each other

Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 17 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 22 minutes
  • yield Yield: 12 muffins 1x
  • category Category: Muffins
  • method Method: Oven
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


These Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are gluten-free and the perfect brunch treat! Each bite is crazy moist and filled with fresh citrus flavor. Drizzle with a lemon glaze for the ultimate bite!



For the Muffins:

  • 2 cups gluten free 1:1 baking flour
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Lemon Glaze: (optional)

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. To a large bowl add gluten free flour, lemon zest, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. Next, to a medium bowl add maple syrup, greek yogurt, melted coconut oil, lemon juice, vanilla extract and eggs. Whisk together until combined.
  4. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients and mix together with a spatula until everything is well combined.
  5. Scoop your batter into muffin pan  – filling 3/4 of the way full or all the way full for bakery style muffins.
  6. Bake for 14 to 17 minutes, or until cooked through and slightly browned on top.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool.

Lemon Glaze: (optional)

  1. For the lemon glaze, mix powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice together until there are no more clumps and mixture is smooth.
  2. Drizzle over each muffin while hot.


  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 233
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Sodium: 223 mg
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 36 mg

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