Fresh Strawberry Muffins

Fresh Strawberry Muffins with Cinnamon and Sugar Topping.

You know a couple of weeks ago when I was nuts about picking strawberries at a local strawberry farm? Well . . . I went just a little overboard and had SO many that I didn’t know what to do with them. Fresh Strawberry Muffins

My kids LOVE muffins. Specifically the kind you get from the grocery store in a bag that you pour into the bowl, add water and voila . . .you are Martha freakin Stewart.

Well I’m definitely no Martha, more like Betty (Crocker) but I don’t have to be with this SUPER easy and simple muffin recipe! It took me 30 minutes max to knock it out and had my house smelling like a bakery. WIN WIN.

fresh strawberry muffins

Fresh Strawberry Muffins

Ingredients:

1 stick of butter, softened                     1/2 tsp vanilla

3/4 cup of sugar                                     1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries

1 egg                                                         3 tsp sugar

2 cups all purpose flour                         1/2 tsp cinnamon

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup milk

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Cream butter and sugar, then add egg and vanilla and mix well.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a small mixing bowl.

Add flour mixture and milk alternately to butter mixture.

Gently fold in strawberries.

Pour into muffin tins, fill about 2/3 of the way full. ( I have yet to master the perfect muffin mix ratio for those perfect tops!) I added a strawberry to the tops of mine!

fresh strawberry muffins

Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon mixture to your liking or omit completely.

Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Makes 1 dozen muffins.

Source: allrecipes.com

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