Sour Cream Poppy Seed Muffins

Sour Cream Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe

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Amy Alusa


Sour cream gives muffins an unusual texture and an especially nice flavor. These are some of our favorites, and I like to make them and take them to my friends as gifts, early on a Saturday or Sunday morning. These are among my friend's and family's favorites. I usually double the recipe, as when I am taking some to someone else, my family gets more than a little excited to see them ALL go out the door. I may get lynched~! Enjoy!


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Yield: 1 dozen
10 Min
20 Min


  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    poppy seeds
  • 1 c
    (8 oz) sour cream
  • 1 large
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    real vanilla extract

How to Make Sour Cream Poppy Seed Muffins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Make a well in the center of the mixture.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine sour cream and remaining 3 ingredients. Add to the dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Spoon batter into greased muffin tins; filling 2/3 to 3/4 full (depending on whether you want them to raise barely to the top or to have a dome on top.
  3. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pans immediately. Cool on wire rack.

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Course/Dish: Muffins
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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