Poppy Seed MuffinsMore quick breads from Lisa's Vegetarian Kitchen:
1 cup of whole milk
1/2 cup of poppy seeds
1/4 cup of butter, softened
2 tablespoons of sugar
1 large egg
1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla
2 cups of unbleached white flour
1 tablespoon of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
Grease 10 muffin cups.
In a small bowl, combine the milk and poppy seeds. Let sit for 10 - 15 minutes.
In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and egg. Stir in the vanilla and poppy seed / milk mixture.
In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center of the ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients. Stir with a spatula until just combined.
Divide the mixture evenly into the prepared muffin tins and bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 15 - 20 minutes until nicely browned.
Makes 10 muffins
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