• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal
This recipe is best with
Anchor Unsalted Butter

Recipe Ingredient

  • 165g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 110g castor sugar
  • 80g butter, diced
  • 75ml fresh UHT low fat milk
  • 20g plain yoghurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • (A)
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon and 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp castor sugar
  • 1 tbsp water


  1. Line a muffin pan with paper cases. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Stir in sugar to mix. Rub in butter lightly and mix into a crumbly mixture.
  3. Combine ingredients (A) in a small saucepan. Cook on low heat to a gentle boil. Allow to simmer until sugar is dissolved, at least 2-3 minutes. Remove contents from pan and leave to cool completely.
  4. Add eggs, yoghurt, milk, and sugared lemon and orange rinds to the crumbly mixture. Stir with a wooden spoon until mixture is combined. Add poppy seeds.
  5. Divide mixture evenly between muffin cups, filling each to three-quarters full. Spread a little sugared lemon and orange rind over each muffin.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until muffins are well risen.

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