Premier Foods Foodservice

Lemon & Poppy Seed Easter Muffins

Meal Type: Dessert, Snack
Preperation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins
Number of Portions: 9 muffins
Portion Size: 120g


  • 500g McDougalls plain multi-use muffin mix
  • 180g whole egg
  • 150g oil
  • 70g water
  • Zest and juice from 1 lemon
  • 10g of poppy seeds
  • 90g double cream
  • 90g Lemon curd
  • 27 mini chocolate eggs for decoration


  1. Place the McDougall’s Plain Multi-Use Muffin & Cake Mix into a mixing bowl. Select the whisk attachment.
  2. Add oil, water and egg on slow speed over 1 minute; scrape down. Mix for 4 minutes on medium speed.
  3. Finally mix on slow for 1 minute on medium speed, whilst adding the poppy seeds, zest and lemon juice.
  4. Scale off at 100g into muffin cases.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 185°C for approx 30 - 35 minutes. (Oven temperatures are for guidelines only as appliances may vary).
  6. Whisk the double cream until stiff and fold in the lemon curd.
  7. Once the muffins are cool, cut a cross in the top and pipe in a small ammount of the cream mix.
  8. Top each muffin with 3 mini chocolate eggs.