Instantly Upgrade Basic Muffin Mix with Sliced Strawberries

Instantly Upgrade Basic Muffin Mix with Sliced Strawberries

Kelli Foster
Oct 25, 2016
(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

If blueberry muffins are your breakfast kryptonite, just wait until you taste what happens when you swap in strawberries.

Why Your Muffin Mix Deserves This Upgrade

We're starting with our basic muffin recipe and giving it a boost with a fresh twist on berry muffins. You already know blueberries are a hit — now it's time to bring fresh strawberries into the equation.

Strawberries grow tender and sweet after some time in the oven; their natural sugars concentrate so you get a sweet fruit pop with every bite of muffin.

Get the recipe: How To Make Muffins: The Simplest, Easiest Method

How to Do It

Prepare the batter for basic muffins, then stir in about 1/2 cup of fresh sliced strawberries. Spoon the batter into muffin tins and top with additional sliced strawberries, if you like. Bake according to recipe instructions.

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