Strawberry Muffins

Strawberry Muffins and Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread

1 cup Strawberries, chopped

3/4 cup + 1T sugar

2 cups Flour

2 teaspoons Baking powder

1 teaspoon Salt

3 Eggs

1/4 cup Oil

1/2 cup Milk

1 teaspoon Grated orange peel

12 Strawberries, cut fan-shape


8 ounces softened cream cheese

1/4 cup crushed strawberries (or chopped)

Sprinkle the chopped strawberries with 1 T. sugar and set aside.

Sift together flour, remaining 3/4 C. sugar, baking powder, and salt in large bowl.

Beat eggs until light in a small bowl. Add oil, milk, and orange peel, and blend well.

Add egg mixture to flour mixture. Stir until mixed, 10-15 strokes.

Drain chopped berries and fold into batter.

Fill paper lined cups 2/3 full. Bake 400° F., 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Serve warm or cooled with Strawberry-Cream Cheese Spread. Garnish each muffin with a fan-shaped berry.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread: Mix until well blended.

LA Times

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