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Fresh Strawberry Muffins - Recipe

An easy to make muffin that has fresh strawberries and a hint of fresh lemon juice that brightens the flavors. It has a dense crumb and makes a great breakfast muffin.
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Fresh Strawberry Muffins Recipe
  • In a small bowl, combine the strawberries with 1/2 cup of sugar.
  • Set this aside for an hour or so or until the strawberries make a juice.
  • Drain the juice from the strawberries, reserving it for the recipe.
  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Place muffin cups into the muffin tin.
  • Cream together the butter and 1/4 cup of sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time, stirring to incorporate each one.
  • Stir in vanilla and fresh lemon juice.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the mixture alternating it with the juice from the strawberries until all is incoporated.
  • Gently stir in the berries.
  • Scoop the batter into the muffin cups.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes or until the tops spring back slightly when lightly touched.
  • Allow to cool completely.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 10
-1 1/2 cups strawberries - fresh and diced
-1/2 cup sugar
-1/4 cup sugar
-1/4 cup butter - softened
-2 eggs
-1 teaspoon vanilla
-1/2 lemon - juiced
-1 3/4 cups flour
-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon nutmeg