Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


1 dozen


2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar4 teaspoons poppy seeds1 tablespoon dried lavender flowers3 teaspoons baking powder2 teaspoons grated lemon zest1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 cup 2% milk1/2 cup butter, melted1 large egg, room temperature2 tablespoons coarse sugar


Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, whisk the first 7 ingredients. In another bowl, whisk milk, melted butter and egg until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fill 12 paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full; sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 20-25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.

Lavender Flowers

Look for dried lavender flowers in spice shops. If using lavender from the garden, make sure it hasn’t been treated with chemicals.

Nutrition Facts

1 muffin: 203 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 293mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.