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This is such an easy, quick recipe for poppy seed muffins and they taste like you spent hours making them.  We love the great lemon taste with just a bit of banana!

1 box Betty Crocker Moist Lemon Cake Mix with pudding in the mix
1 cup milk
1/2 cup oil (I use Canola)
2 eggs
2 bananas, mashed
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1/2 cup nuts of your choice, optional
Mix cake mix, oil, milk, and eggs with mixer.  Fold in mashed bananas and add poppy seed.  Spray muffin tins and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 15 – 20 minutes.  Makes 16 to 18 muffins depending on size you make them.
Glaze for Muffins:
1/2 to 1 cup powdered sugar
2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice
In a small bowl whisk together enough powdered sugar and lemon juice to make it runny.  Drizzle over warm muffins.   Enjoy!
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13 Responses

  1. we don’t have Lemon cake mix with pudding in it, what should I do ?

    • Try adding a box of lemon pudding mix to the cake mix.

      • thanks I will do that, I made the Peach and Cream muffins the other day, they were yummy!!!

      • Happy you enjoyed the muffins Beth.Thank you for letting me know. Hope you are having a good weekend.

  2. They look very good and i’m sure it was a great idea to add the poppy seeds!

  3. I will take a dozen of these. Just box them up and send ‘em!!!

  4. Yummy! Think I will make these for this weekend. Love that they are quick & easy. I don’t know if I would have thought to combine lemon & banana otherwise. Looking forward to trying them.

  5. You always make me forget I’m not fond of bananas! That icing dripping down the top looks wonderful.

  6. No doubt about it, I would just LOOOVE these. I’m pinning them and will make them soon. I am the Muffin (Wo)Man….=) Thanks – love your photo too!

  7. i like the addition of the banana here and the fact that these are easy to make. It also makes use of some of that big bottle of poppy seeds I have.
    Your picture does look tempting. Glad you posted this recipe-Yum!

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