Lemon & Poppy Seed Collagen Cupcakes Recipe

lemon and poppy seed cupcakes

Spring is here! We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the new season than by baking a batch (or two) of these Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes.

The taste of fresh lemon reminds me so much of warm sunny days, when the flowers start to bloom, and the smell of fresh grass is present.

When it starts to warm up and the days get longer, it is natural that our bodies want to spend time outdoors and consume lighter, refreshing foods.

These Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes do just that, serving as the ultimate spring treat due to its flavour combination of fresh lemon juice and vanilla. You get all the yummy tasting notes in one bite. Plus, Vital Proteins Vanilla Collagen Peptides is also included in this collagen recipe, which helps to elevate the vanilla flavour.

Enough talking – let’s get to baking!

How to Make Lemon & Poppy Seed Collagen Cupcakes

Recipe makes 10-12 cupcakes.

Cupcake Ingredients:

  • 125g coconut flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 scoop Vital Proteins Vanilla Collagen Peptides
  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 4 eggs
  • 120ml freshy squeezed lemon juice
  • 80ml coconut oil
  • 60ml almond milk
  • 120ml maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp vinegar

Coconut Whipped Icing Ingredients:

  • 1 can coconut cream (chilled overnight)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Preheat your oven to 180°C degrees and line a muffin tin with muffin cases.
  • In a food processor, combine all of the dry ingredients and blend together.
  • Then, add in the liquid ingredients and mix on high until the cupcake mixture is well-combined. This can also be done in a mixing bowl.
  • Scoop the mixture into muffin cases, filling each one about ¾ of the way. Bake the muffins for 15 minutes and leave to cool on a cooling rack.
  • While the cakes are cooling, prepare the icing. In a chilled aluminium mixing bowl, combine the chilled coconut cream (remove the liquid first), maple syrup and vanilla together and whisk with a hand mixer until thickened.
  • Top the cupcakes with the coconut whipped cream, a sprinkle of poppy seeds and some lemon zest.

Written by Christina Anania @EvolveWithTee

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