Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Strawberry Muffins - Win

I love muffins.
Seriously. Love. Muffins.
Healthy or sugar-loaded. Breakfast or snack. Muffins are almost always a winner for me.
But I've been in a muffin creativity rut lately. I usually fall back to my Apple Spiced Muffins, a recipe my mom gave me. These are muffins from my childhood and I love them. But a little variety is needed.
These Strawberry Muffins are very similar to my own Apple Spiced version, but the strawberries add a lovely sweetness/tartness to it. They're quick to whip together and definitely a tasty contender to my long standing go-to muffin.


1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries

For Topping
3 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl
Add egg, mix well
In separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt
Next, alternately add flour mixture and milk into butter/sugar mixture in large bowl
Add vanilla, then gently fold in strawberries
Spoon batter in to lined or greased muffin pans
Combine sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over muffins. 
Bake for 20 min
Happy Baking!!

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