Lemon and Poppy seeds Muffins for Perfect, Low Carb Breakfast

Eggs for breakfast can be really bored. You need something different. Easy and delicious, sweet, poppy seeds muffins with lemon zest can be a real breakfast pleasure. They are so soft, so fluffy… You can not resist them. Lemon zest gives them unusual flavor. They are low-carb, grain-free, wheat-free, and gluten-free. One of them is enough for breakfast. Of course with your favorite cup of coffee.

Poppy seeds muffins with lemon  РRecipe


Way of preparation – easy

Prep time

  • Prep time – 3 minutes
  • Cooking time – 20 minutes

Yields – 12 muffins


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 2 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest

Instructions how to make these poppy seeds muffins

  • Preheat oven to 325 F
  • grease muffin molds with butter or cooking spray
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour, coconut flakes, poppy seeds, and baking powder.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sweetener, egg, and lemon zest. Beat in almond flour mixture until well combined.
  • Pour into the muffin molds
  • Bake about 20 minutes, until set and just barely brown around the edges. Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Remove from muffin molds.

Nutritional Information  (amount per muffin) 

  • Calorie – 144 kcal
  • Protein – 5.9 g
  • Carbs – 4.9 g ( Fiber 1.6g, Sugar 1g)
  • Fat – 11 g