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Strawberry Muffins

   

Strawberry Muffins
Strawberry Muffins … bringing out the best in fresh strawberries

My wonderful neighbour gave me 2 punnets of organic strawberries the other day. They were the freshest strawberries I had ever seen, and I’m not sure if it had to do with them being organic, but there were none of the sourness that is typical with most strawberries I had tried. With such fresh ingredients at hand, I had to put them to good use or it will be a big waste.

Strawberry Muffins
Delicious & Pretty Strawberry Muffin

I chanced upon this simple strawberry muffin at nibbledish and I know that this is the perfect recipe to use for the strawberries – the recipe looks simple and I just know it will be good. I made minor changes to the recipe, and the end result did not disappoint – the muffins are absolutely delightful. I had some for tea break, and as for the extras, I froze them in ziplock bags and will toast them for a few minutes till they are warm whenever I want a muffin or two. Hope you will like this recipe too ^o^

Ingredients
(Makes about 30 small muffins)

- 3 cups (375g) plain flour
- 3 eggs
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 2 cups (450g) caster sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla essence/extract
- 1.5 cup diced strawberries
- 1 cup (250ml) milk
- 125 gms butter, cut to small pieces and melted at room temperature

updated (13 Jan 2010): metric conversions for the above ingredients
updated (18 Jan 2010): corrected metric conversions for the above ingredients, thanks to commenter zy

Directions

1. Sift flour, baking powder and sugar together, and mix well.
2. Add in milk, eggs, vanilla essence and butter and stir until just blended (and lumpy). Be careful not to over mix as it will result in a tough texture.
3. Fold in the diced strawberries into the mixture. Place baking cases in muffin tins. Spoon the mixture into the cases (each about 2/3 filled).
4. Bake for 20 minutes in preheated oven of 200C (400F) or until slightly golden brown. Allow to rest for several minutes before serving.

Strawberry Muffins
Before Baking

Variations
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Cranberries, Pecans & Orange Muffins
- Berry Nice Muffins
- Blueberry Muffins

                                           

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76 Responses to “Strawberry Muffins”

  1. hanushi — July 28, 2010 @ 10:27 pm

    Hi wiffy,

    You say that this recipe will make 30 small muffins. Is the brown muffin cup a small size? What is the dimension of the cup?

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  2. May — October 27, 2010 @ 11:08 am

    hi wiffy

    Thanks so much for sharing your delicious recipes. I’m a true blue noob in the kitchen and by trying out your simple-to-follow recipes for blueberry muffins and choc chip muffins, I managed to bake successfully for the FIRST time in my life! Yey!! Now I’ve some confidence to try out more recipes.

    What’s the difference between using oil and butter for muffins? Can I substitute oil with butter for the chocolate chip muffin?

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    • wiffy replied: — October 27th, 2010 @ 1:58 pm

      Hi May, I don’t have a recipe for choc chip muffins on my site, maybe it’s from another site? :) So far, I have not substituted the butter in this recipe with olive oil before so I can’t advise on how to substitute, sorry about that.

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  3. Debbie Russell — June 11, 2011 @ 8:00 pm

    Far too sweet. If I did them again I would use half the sugar. Can’t eat them.

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    • wiffy replied: — June 13th, 2011 @ 10:45 am

      feel free to adjust the sweetness, it varies from person to person and very subjective.

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  4. katrina — June 25, 2011 @ 10:00 pm

    With the strawberry season here i was searching for a muffin recipe and found your’s, I have just took out the 2nd batch! I got 23 medium muffins out of the mixture. Me and my son just tried one and Oh my goodness they are lovely! I will try Blueberry muffins next using the same recipe! Thanks :)

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  5. pzqmnn — June 29, 2011 @ 9:17 am

    Am I reading this right? Is it really 2 cups of sugar?

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    • wiffy replied: — June 29th, 2011 @ 11:20 am

      The recipe is correct. But do adjust the sweetness to your liking. You can add 1/2 to 1 cup first, dip a finger to the batter to taste for sweetness. If not sweet enough, add 1/2 cup more and dip to taste again etc.

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  6. Bel — June 29, 2011 @ 9:55 pm

    Hi, your muffins look delicious! I have a question – The recipe for strawberry muffin is 375g of flour or 3 cups? What measuring cups do you use? Thanks so much :) I look forward to your reply. Cant’t wait to try this recipe out myself!

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  7. Crystal — November 10, 2011 @ 3:50 pm

    Hi, didn’t know we can keep unfinished muffins frozen =) Can we warm them using microwave oven? If using traditional oven, what temperature & for how long do u warm them? How long can frozen muffins be kept? Sorry so many questions cos I am a noob in cooking & baking =P

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  8. pandan — December 1, 2011 @ 8:14 pm

    I tried this recipe (half of all the ingredients). Not too bad..delicious .. I used top flour instead of plain fpour. Just happen to have balance of top flour at home.

    http://s793.photobucket.com/albums/yy215/pandanjuice/?action=view&current=strawberrymuffin2.jpg

    http://s793.photobucket.com/albums/yy215/pandanjuice/?action=view&current=sm5.jpg

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    • wiffy replied: — December 2nd, 2011 @ 11:19 am

      wah looks very nice!!

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  9. Kee — December 27, 2011 @ 1:10 pm

    Can I still bake it if I don’t have a muffin baking tin, will it work if i just used the muffin cups (paper)? Heh, first attempt at baking!

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    • wiffy replied: — December 27th, 2011 @ 1:30 pm

      can, but use the harder types like the one in the first photo (those are souffle baking cases, harder than normal paper cases). If you are only using paper cups, the muffin batter may collapse during baking.

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  10. Graciex — January 9, 2012 @ 12:04 am

    Hello, I’m a novice at baking, may I know if can I substitute the plain flour with cake flour? 

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