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February 3rd, 2013
Recipe: Delicious Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

I mentioned yesterday that Strawberry Shortcake Muffins rank among one of my favorites. The recipe came from the Baking Makes Things Better blog, which I highly recommend if you enjoy baking.

Strawbery Shortcake Muffins

 

Ingredients:

2 cups flour 
2 teaspoons baking powder
¾ cup sugar
½ cup butter, (113 grams) cold from fridge and cut into cubes
1 egg
1 cup cream
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 – 1 ½ cups strawberries, diced

 

Method:

1. Mix the flour, baking powder and sugar in a large bowl. Add the butter and rub into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

2. Mix the beaten egg, cream and vanilla together in another bowl. Add these wet ingredients to the dry. Combine until just incorporated.

3. Mix in the diced strawberries, combining carefully.

4. Spoon into 12 muffin cases.

5. Bake in a 180C oven for around 20 minutes or until they are golden brown.

Shelley’s notes:

The original recipe called for a topping of diced strawberries and whipped cream or a dusting of icing sugar. I ate the muffins plain, still warm from the oven, and they were delicious. I also froze some and that worked well too. As mentioned, they were delicious. A real taste of summer in a muffin.

10 comments to “Recipe: Delicious Strawberry Shortcake Muffins”

  1. Ciara Knight
    February 3rd, 2013 at 7:31 am · Link

    I’m going to have to try this recipe. It looks so YUM!!



    • Shelley Munro
      February 3rd, 2013 at 3:26 pm · Link

      They are little bites of summer inside a muffin.



  2. Carol Kilgore
    February 3rd, 2013 at 10:36 am · Link

    I’m going to bookmark this recipe. Strawberries are one of my favorite fruits. Can’t wait to try this in a few months when our first berries will be ripe.



    • Shelley Munro
      February 3rd, 2013 at 3:27 pm · Link

      You have summer to look forward to. Right now I could do with some cooler weather.



  3. Mary Kirkland
    February 3rd, 2013 at 12:30 pm · Link

    That sounds really good.



    • Shelley Munro
      February 3rd, 2013 at 3:27 pm · Link

      I hope you get a chance to try them. they’re delicious.



  4. sandra cox
    February 3rd, 2013 at 5:57 pm · Link

    OMG, those sound soooo good.



  5. Brinda
    February 4th, 2013 at 5:27 am · Link

    I love strawberries and muffins so this would be something I’d definitely gobble up!



  6. Heather
    February 5th, 2013 at 12:37 am · Link

    Oh, yum…those look really good, Shelley.