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Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Eggless Dairy-free Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

These Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes are soft and moist and full of fresh lemon juice flavor.
Eggless Dairy-free Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes, perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea!
Servings 12 cupcakes


  • Juice from 1 lemon + water to make up to 1 cup (240 ml) liquid.
  • 3/4 cup (150 g) Superfine Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) Vegetable oil
  • 1 ¾ cup (245 g) All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp (4 g) Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 g) Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp (1.5 g) Salt
  • 2 tbsp (18 g) Poppy Seed


  • Preheat oven to 350oF (180oC).
    Line a standard 12 cups muffin pan with cupcake liners. Set aside.
  • Squeeze the juice from 1 lemon. Add water to the lemon juice until 1 cup (240 ml) of liquid is obtained. Mix well.
  • To a bowl, add the lemon juice+water and sugar. Whisk until sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Then add oil and mix well.
  • Sift in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Mix until dry flour is no longer visible. DO NOT OVER MIX (mix until dry and wet ingredients are just combined).
  • Add poppy seeds. Mix until just combined.
  • Spoon batter into cupcake liner until 3/4 full.
  • Bake in preheated oven to 350oF (180oC), rack middle position, 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the middle of cake comes out clean.
  • Let cupcakes cool down in pan for 10 minutes. Then transfer cupcakes to wire rack to cool down completely.