Muffins muffins muffins!
I love muffins.
More specifically, I love these muffins – sourdough discard lemon poppy seed muffins.
They are sweet, tangy, and oh-so-delightful. They’re perfect for breakfasts or snacks or even dessert. And you can use up a lot of sourdough starter discard whenever you make them.
I know I’ve tried a lot of sourdough discard muffins in the last few weeks, but this one is definitely a good one to add to the list. I understand that not everyone loves a prominent sour flavor in their muffins, but the citrus from the lemon extract melds perfectly with the tang.
And if you’re feeling especially indulgent, you can make a powdered sugar glaze or frosting for these muffins, making them an especially tasty treat.
Sourdough Discard Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
- 180 Grams All-Purpose Flour (1 1/2 Cups)
- 4 Grams Baking Powder (1 Teaspoon)
- 1 Gram Baking Soda (1/4 Teaspoon)
- 6 Grams Poppy Seeds (2 Teaspoons)
- 1.5 Grams Salt (1/4 Teaspoon)
- 201 Grams White Granulated Sugar (1 Cup)
- 226 Grams Sourdough Starter Discard (1 Cup)
- 60 Grams Milk (1/4 Cup)
- 57 Grams Butter, Melted (4 Tablespoons)
- 4.2 Grams Lemon Extract (1 Teaspoon)
- 1 Large Egg
- Preheat oven to 400° Fahrenheit (204° Celsius).
- In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, poppy seeds and salt.
- In a small mixing bowl, combine both sugars, sourdough starter, butter, milk, lemon extract, and egg.
- Stir together the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just moistened.
- Lightly grease a muffin tin and spoon muffin batter into each cup, about 2/3 full.
- Bake for 20 minutes. Insert a toothpick, and if it comes out clean, the muffins are done.
- 1 Cup Powdered Sugar (Confectioner’s Sugar)
- 1 Tablespoon Butter, Softened
- 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 to 2 Tablespoons Milk
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