Lemon Poppyseed Muffins with Raspberries

Serves: 12   |   Meals:


  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp pastry flour (keto pastry flour)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup sugar (lakanto)
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 0.5 tbsp vanilla extract
  •  3 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 cups raspberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp grated lemon zest


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line muffin pan with muffin cups.
  3. Sift cake flour, baking soda and baking powder into medium bowl.
  4. Beat 1/3 cup sugar and butter in large bowl to blend. Beat in vanilla extract. Add egg yolks 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat mixture until light, fluffy and pale yellow, about 3 minutes.
  5. Beat in sour cream. lemon juice, lemon zest, and poppy seeds.
  6. Using clean dry beaters, beat egg whites and cream of tartar in large bowl until foamy. Gradually add remaining 1/2 cup sugar and beat until stiff (but not dry) peaks form.
  7. Mix wet into dry ingredients, except for the egg white mixture.
  8. Carefully fold egg white mixture into batter in 2 additions.
  9. Gently stir in raspberries.
  10. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, dividing equally.
  11. Bake muffins until golden brown and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Transfer muffins to racks. Serve warm or at room temperature. (Muffins can be prepared up to 1 day ahead.) Cool completely. Wrap muffins tightly in plastic and store at room temperature.