Strawberry Muffins

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strawberry muffins

Packed with sweet strawberries, these tender muffins with crisp, golden tops are perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. They’re a nice change from blueberry muffins, and just as delicious. The secret is adding a lot of berries to the batter — which gives the muffins an intense strawberry flavor and keeps them very moist — along with a touch of almond extract to complement the fruit.

My son, Zach (right), and his friend Evan helping me test the recipe.

My son, Zach (right), and his friend Evan helping me test the recipe.

I made several batches of these muffins and experimented with different flavors — such as lemon, cinnamon and nutmeg  — but my family liked the plain version best. That said, feel free to play with the recipe and add a teaspoon of lemon zest or hint of spice (1/2 teaspoon cinnamon plus 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg), if you like.

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Begin by whisking together the flour, baking powder and salt.

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In a separate bowl, beat the butter and sugar for a few minutes until light and fluffy.

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Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

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Beat in the vanilla and almond extracts.

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Add the flour mixture in three separate additions, alternating with the milk and ending with the flour.

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In a small bowl, toss the strawberries with two teaspoons flour. This will keep them from sinking to the bottom.

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Set 1/2 cup of the berries aside, then add the rest to the batter and stir until just combined.

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Spoon the batter into a muffin tin, then top with reserved berries and turbinado sugar.

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Bake for about 30 minutes, until golden and set.

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Let the muffins cool in the pan for about 25 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

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Enjoy!

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Strawberry Muffins

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Total Time: 50 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off with knife, plus 2 teaspoons more for tossing with strawberries
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick or 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2-1/4 cups diced strawberries, from 1 pint, divided
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar, for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners; spray the liners and the pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter and granulated sugar for about 2 minutes. Add the eggs one at a time, scraping down the sides of the bowl and beating well after each addition. Beat in the vanilla extract and almond extract. (The batter may look a little grainy -- that's okay).
  4. With the mixer on low, add the flour mixture in three separate additions, alternating with the milk and ending with the flour.
  5. Toss the strawberries with 2 teaspoons of flour (this will keep them from sinking to the bottom). Set 1/2 cup of the berries aside. Add the remaining berries to the batter and fold with a spatula until evenly distributed. Do not overmix.
  6. Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin tin (an ice-cream scoop with a wire scraper works well here); they will be very full. Scatter the reserved berries evenly over the muffins, then sprinkle the turbinado sugar over the center of each muffin (keeping the sugar away from the edges will prevent sticking).
  7. Bake for about 30 minutes, until lightly golden and a cake tester comes out clean. Run a sharp knife around the top edge of each muffin to free it from the pan if necessary (the edges can stick), then let the muffins cool in the pan for about 25 minutes. Transfer the muffins to a rack to cool completely.
  8. Freezer-Friendly Instructions: The cake can be frozen, without frosting, for up to 3 months. After it is completely cooled, double-wrap it securely with aluminum foil or plastic freezer wrap, or place it in heavy-duty freezer bag. Thaw overnight on the countertop and then frost before serving.

Nutrition Information

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  • Per serving (12 servings)
  • Serving size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 246
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Sugar: 21g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Sodium: 224mg
  • Cholesterol: 52mg

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Reviews & Comments

  • Hi! Can I use frozen strawberries?

    • — Rhea on October 28, 2018
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    • Yep – hope you enjoy!

      • — Jenn on October 29, 2018
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  • Do you think making ahead a freezing will work? Or do you think will be soggy after defrosting?

    • — Erin on August 30, 2018
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    • Hi Erin, I haven’t frozen them, but I think they’d freeze nicely.

      • — Jenn on August 31, 2018
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  • First off I must say your Strawberry and your Banana muffins are second to none.
    At this moment I am making your blueberry.
    Could you tell me please is it possible to switch out the strawberries for peaches?
    Thanks very much..
    Best regards and happy baking.. (My family is enjoying every thing I make of yours).
    Regards,
    Trudy

    • — Trudy Labbe on July 29, 2018
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    • So glad you’re enjoying the recipes, Trudy! 🙂 I haven’t tried these muffins with peaches, but another reader commented that she did and was happy with the way they turned out.

      • — Jenn on July 29, 2018
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  • These are incredible. I’m trying to avoid saturated fats – so chose to use oil instead of butter. Whisked the sugar with the oil till dissolved. Then added the other liquids to it and mixed with the dry. Worked well. Thanks for all your wonderful recipes!

    • — Dee on July 26, 2018
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  • Hi Jenny – today I had a container of strawberries that were getting old. Not great to enjoy eating by themselves , so I decided to test your strawberry muffin recipe. They turned out just like yours and for a moment I thought they may over flow out of the pan, but they didn’t.
    Hubby and I just tasted one each and I must say – they are my first strawberry muffins baked! They have very strawberry flavor and moist with so much strawberries in each bite! They made exactly one dozen and look so delicious! Thank you for a tasty recipe!

    • — Wishbonesx on July 25, 2018
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  • I have made these muffins before and they are delicious! I’m wondering if this same recipe can be baked in a loaf pan for strawberry bread? Any modifications to the recipe and how long would I bake it and on what temperature? Thanks!

    • — Tina on July 22, 2018
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    • Hi Tina, I’ve never tried these in a loaf pan, but I suspect it should work. I’d lower the temp to 350 and start checking it for doneness at about 45 minutes. I’d love to hear how it turns out if you try it!

      • — Jenn on July 22, 2018
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  • The perfect strawberry muffin! This was the first Once Upon a Chef recipe I tried and now I’m hooked!

    • — Megan on July 13, 2018
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    • Happy to have you as part of the Once Upon a Chef community (and glad you enjoyed the muffins)!

      • — Jenn on July 13, 2018
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  • Made a dairy free version of the recipe (soy milk, earth balance butter substitute) and they were amazing! We couldn’t stop eating them. I bet they would have been even better with real butter but we are a dairy free bunch over here.

    • — Kim W on July 12, 2018
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  • I have some rhubarb to use up. Think this would work – 75% strawberries 25% rhubarb?

    • — Chithra on July 6, 2018
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    • Sure, Chithra, but I might do half and half. Please lmk how it turns out if you try it.

      • — Jenn on July 7, 2018
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  • It’s strawberry season in the UK, so decided to try those. I now have a very happy 4 year old! Hubby loved it too. Thank you.

    • — Juliana on June 28, 2018
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  • Love these muffins! My husband and I am a big fan of the blueberry muffins as well. Easy to make and oh so delicious! I make muffins almost every week!

    Thanks Jenn!

    • — Lisa on June 28, 2018
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  • I made these muffins 2 times in one week, both times were AMAZING! The dough is perfect! I did half the sugar though cause I dont like them too sweet. I added white chocolate chips to the strawberries. I also experimented with pieces of banana, blueberry and chocolate chips. However I made them they turned out so good. My husband praised me. I told him to thank the lady who perfected this recipe. 😉

    • — Tomi on June 22, 2018
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    • 🙂

      • — Jenn on June 22, 2018
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  • Making muffins with this recipe is amazing, so I just had to try making this recipe in a loaf pan, as a quick bread.
    Unfortunately the results were not as stellar as making muffins.
    There’s too much strawberry in the recipe, which results in too much liquid that pools in the bottom of the loaf as it cooks.
    I made a double batch of the recipe at one time. With a double batch I was able to fill a 9″ inch, and 8″ loaf pan.
    After cooking, as the loaf cooled, it sank considerably.
    After completely cooled, I cut the loaf in half and the center was dense. Again just too much liquid from the amount of strawberries used. There’s just no way for the extra moisture to evaporate out while cooking in a loaf pan.
    This is definitely a muffin recipe.
    I strongly advise following the recipe as it is written. The part about reserving 1/2 cup of strawberries, and placing on top after muffin tins are filled is a must do.
    This step will reduce the chance of having too much liquid in the muffin and ending up with a dense “doughy” center of the muffin.
    I still give this recipe 5 starts as it is a perfect recipe for making exactly 12 muffins, with limited ingredients, great natural strawberry flavor, and not too sweet.

    • — John on June 10, 2018
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  • I just made strawberry muffins following your recipe. 5 stars as this recipe works as listed.
    There is just enough batter for 12 muffins. PERFECT!!!
    It’s not too sweet.
    I chose your recipe as it has limited ingredients, and no artificial strawberry flavorings.
    A couple of changes I made:
    Omit 3/4tsp salt. Too much sodium is bad.
    Sliced my strawberries with my food processor slicing blade.
    Use 1tbsp tapioca starch instead of flour in the strawberries.
    Mix all the strawberries into batter, rather than reserve some for topping.
    Omit the turbinado sugar.
    Somebody previously asked if this would be good in a loaf pan as a quick bread.
    I think it would work great, but would need a double batch to fill a 9 x 5 loaf pan.

    • — John on June 9, 2018
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  • I didn’t like these that much, they tasted like someone added strawberries to cornbread. On the bright side, they didn’t stick to the pan.

    • — Emily Mills on May 26, 2018
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  • I just made these muffins today, and they are absolutely delicious! I am curious — do you think the batter could also be baked in a 9×5 loaf pan or a 9 inch square pan? I’m never sure whether muffin batter will also work as a quick bread or breakfast-type cake. Thank you!

    • — Cari on May 21, 2018
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    • Glad you like them! I’ve never made this recipe in a loaf or square pan, but I think either should work. Please LMK how it turns out if you try it!

      • — Jenn on May 22, 2018
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  • Hi, you mentioned that this can’t be made with melted butter but I just made it with half coconut oil (which was melted) and half butter because I ran out of butter, and it still came or great! I suppose it would taste better with all butter, but I like them anyway! Also, how long do you think these will last out and also last in the fridge? Thanks.

    • — Hema on May 17, 2018
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    • Hi Hema, good to know about the melted coconut oil – thanks for sharing! If you leave the muffins out on the counter, I think they’d be good for 2 – 3 days. (Cover them loosely with foil. You don’t want them wrapped too tightly; the muffins are so moist that they may get a bit soggy if you do.) They should last for about 5 days in the fridge.

      • — Jenn on May 18, 2018
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  • Wonderful and being in a hurry, I didn’t even follow directions nor put a topping on! Soaking strawberries in vinegar and water solution does seem to increase longetivity and this was a wonderful recipe to continue to enjoy supply that has been in refrigerator for a week. Thank you!

    • — Deb on April 29, 2018
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  • These muffins were awesome. I have had the recipe saved for almost a year! I finally made them. The muffin tasted like a vanilla cake. I left out the almond extract because I don’t like the flavor. I did have one question about the fresh strawberries in the muffins. They seemed to be a little to wet and almost made the muffin around it soggy. Maybe tossing them in even more flour first? This is my first time using fruit in muffins so maybe that’s how they normally come out.

    • — Rachel on April 24, 2018
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    • Hi Rachel, I think you could toss them in a bit more flour; just don’t go overboard so as to avoid throwing off the ratios of wet versus dry ingredients.

      • — Jenn on April 24, 2018
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  • Fabulous!! I found this recipe one morning when I didn’t have blueberries on hand. I made them just as written and they were a huge hit!! My kids even ate them with whipped cream for a dessert. I’m keeping this recipe handy! Thanks for sharing!

    • — Liz Grotefendt on March 31, 2018
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  • Can you use frozen strawberries. We went strawberry picking in the summer and I have some I want to use up?

    • — Bridget Ruso on March 21, 2018
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    • Yes, Bridget, frozen strawberries will work here. Hope you enjoy!

      • — Jenn on March 21, 2018
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  • These are quick, easy and delicious! They are perfect for strawberries that don’t look as appetizing but are perfect chopped up and thrown batter. I like to make a batch and freeze them for mornings on the go.

    • — Carrie Funk on March 5, 2018
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  • I made these and sprayed my foil lined muffin papers and they were wonderful. I’ve made the blueberry ones to rave reviews. I’m looking forward to modifying this recipe with peaches or nectarines in the summer. Just preordered your cookbook. I can’t wait!

    • — Ilene White on March 1, 2018
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  • They are really easy to make. Thanks for sharing your recipe! 😘

    • — Fanny v on February 27, 2018
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  • They are so Delicious!!!

    • — Fanny v on February 27, 2018
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  • I love your best blueberry muffins and would like to make the strawberry muffins for Valentine’s Day. If I use paper muffin liners, do I have to spray them?

    • — Ilene on February 9, 2018
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    • Hope you enjoy these just as much as the blueberry muffins! Yes, I’d spray the liners with non-stick cooking spray. Happy early Valentine’s day!

      • — Jenn on February 9, 2018
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  • Would it still come out good if frozen strawberries were used? If yes, would you have to defrost them first, or throw them in the batter frozen?

    • — Erika on February 5, 2018
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    • Hi Erika, I think frozen strawberries would be fine here (and no need to defrost them first). Hope you enjoy!

      • — Jenn on February 6, 2018
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  • Hi Jenn,
    I wonder if there is a way to convert this to a sugar free version. My mom is diabetic.
    Thanks,
    Myra

    • — Myra on October 30, 2017
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    • Hi Myra, I don’t have any experience with diabetic baking so I don’t have much wisdom to share. Perhaps you could use a sugar substitute here, but I’ve never prepared them with anything but regular sugar, so I can’t say for sure how they’d turn out. Sorry I can’t be more helpful!

      • — Jenn on October 31, 2017
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  • I’m a nanny and I made the gluten free version. Only substituted regular flour for gluten free flour and granulated sugar for light cane sugar. Amazzzzzing!

    • — Sacia on October 23, 2017
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  • Good day, I can only find Demerara, caster, raw, brown, icing, coffee sugar where I am, is any of the above mentioned sugar able to substitute turbinado sugar and how much to use, please. Thank you for your help.

    • — Charmaine on October 18, 2017
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    • Hi Charmaine, the same amount of Demerara sugar would work here. Enjoy the muffins!

      • — Jenn on October 19, 2017
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  • They’re amazing every single time!

    • — Amangelin Jalbuena on September 30, 2017
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  • can these muffins be frozen?
    Haven’t made them yet but look delicious!

    • — Bernice Chesley on September 23, 2017
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    • Sure, Bernice. Hope you enjoy them!

      • — Jenn on September 24, 2017
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  • Absolutely delicious! Ate one warm and it melted in my mouth – so good. These are sticky muffins, but I baked them without papers and they came out of the greased pan without any problem.

    • — Terri R. on September 19, 2017
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  • These are so good! The only change we made was to add extra strawberries.

  • These are the best muffins I’ve ever made! Will definitely make this again and again.
    The only thing I changed was to only add 3/4 cup of sugar (I don’t like my muffins to be too sweet)
    The taste was awesome as well as the texture. Next time I’ll add paper cups when baking them as the texture was soft and clinged to the tray. Thanks for this recipe !

    • — Baphiwe on July 15, 2017
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  • DELICIOUS! I don’t like changing a recipe and then reviewing it but these were so good I had to post something. Due to my son’s egg allergy I literally couldn’t make “as is”. So, for one egg I subbed 1/4 cup applesauce and for the other egg I subbed 1/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt (Oikos Triple Zero Vanilla). Other than that followed other measurements and instructions to a “T”. They turned delicious!!!!

    • — Egg Free Mom on July 8, 2017
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  • These are perfectly moist, and unlike some muffin recipes I try, turn out exactly like the picture and in a perfect quantity. Kids loved them, as did the adults. thank you!

    • — jackie on June 26, 2017
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  • Another excellent recipe. I made this and your key lime pie ice cream recipe the same day. My strawberries were pretty juicy and I put the flour on them perhaps a little too early as the muffins were a bit wet after cooling off. They tested “clean” with toothpick. The taste was very good. Next time I’ll wait to add the flour right before I add the strawberries to the batter and see if that helps.

    • — Danita Day on June 19, 2017
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  • Can these be frozen?

    • — Lisa on June 16, 2017
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    • Sure, Lisa. I think they’d freeze well.

      • — Jenn on June 17, 2017
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  • Made these twice and turned out awesome. Today they didn’t rise. Baking powder wasn’t old but beat them by hand maybe that is the difference.

    • — Jennifer on June 15, 2017
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    • Hi Jennifer, if that was the only change you made, I suspect that the mixer did make the difference.

      • — Jenn on June 16, 2017
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  • Excellent recipe. I have tried several strawberry muffin recipes in the past and was always disappointed. I get my berries at local Amish farms and they are particularly juicy (and delicious). But their juiciness usually ruins muffins. So I cut the milk down to only 1/4 cup and the muffins came out perfect. This is sure to become a seasonal favorite.

    • — Mathchef on June 5, 2017
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  • We went strawberry picking yesterday, made the muffins last night, and they were gone by this morning. Sooooo delicious! They were light, moist, and the strawberry taste shone through. I only used half the turbinado sugar at the end because 2 tbsp seemed like a lot but wish I’d used the full amount – the sweet crunch of the muffin top was the “icing on the cake.” Luckily we picked enough berries to make another batch today!

    • — Sheri on June 4, 2017
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  • I do not normally post a review but I must say, this is worthy of a review. These are hands-down the BEST muffins I’ve made. Loved it.

    • — Joette Cross on June 4, 2017
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  • Didn’t have almond extract or the turbinado sugar, but i added in the zest of a whole lemon and the juice of half because I love the combination. The muffins are super moist and super good. Thanks Jenn!

    • — Jackie on May 23, 2017
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  • This is one of the best recipes I’ve found online. The muffins were super moist and flavorful, they reminded me of strawberry pancakes. I didn’t have sugar for the tops but in all honesty it was delicious without. Otherwise I made the recipe as written and will make them again.

    • — Courtney on May 19, 2017
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  • These muffins were moist and delicious! I never thought to put strawberries in a muffin! Husband loved them too!

    • — ann kratofil on May 14, 2017
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  • these were fantastic! I made them with freshly picked strawberries and they tasted scrumptious!!

    • — christina hallas on May 12, 2017
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  • Is it alright to use a kitchen aid mixer instead of a beater?

    • — christina hallas on May 12, 2017
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    • Sure, just adjust speed down a little. Hope you enjoy!

      • — Jenn on May 12, 2017
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  • I’ve just recently come across your site. For Easter I made the grilled asparagus and feta salad. We loved it! At least speaking for the asparagus lovers among us.
    Tonight I’ve made the strawberry muffins. Exactly as your recipe states….however I am wondering if your idea of a 12 cup muffin tin is actually what I would call a jumbo muffin tin, because I actually have 18 muffins (I would call these also cupcake tins.) in my oven and…I hope I don’t have an overflow situation as they are very full even for 18 and not 12.

    • — Patti Wallace on May 7, 2017
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    • Glad you liked the asparagus salad! For the muffins, I do use a standard muffin pan, not a jumbo pan. A few other readers have commented that they’ve gotten more than 12 muffins from the batter, but that hasn’t been my experience. I hope they turned out okay!

      • — Jenn on May 8, 2017
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    • They turned out great! I may not have quite understood your direction on the amount of strawberries. I had a qt. of strawberries with a few missing. I’m thinking I may have had more strawberries in my batter once I cut them up, hence more muffins. I would advise NOT giving these to “non-experienced” eaters lol!. My muffins were very light and rather tender and my grandsons made a horrible mess eating these…crumbs everywhere?. But they loved them! Will be making them again.

      • — Patti Wallace on May 8, 2017
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      • You’re not THE Patti Wallace? Of Forsdick family?
        Sally (Houghton) from Worcester UK 🙂

        • — Sally on June 28, 2017
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  • Was looking for a recipe to use up fresh strawberries and stumbled across this website. Made these tonight and they were delicious. Very delicate. Thanks for the recipe. Will definitely be making them again.

    • — Darlene on May 6, 2017
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  • Strawberries were on sale at the grocery store so I decided to try these muffins. They came out looking exactly like your picture, the taste was delicious. The strawberry flavor shined through, so tender and flavorful. The tip about tossing the strawberries with flour first was so helpful, they did not sink to the bottom of the muffins. Thank you for this special recipe.

    • — Trudy Black on April 26, 2017
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  • Would it be okay to make these two days before I host a brunch? If so, how should I store the muffins?

    • — Paula on April 25, 2017
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    • Sure Paula, you could get away with making them two days ahead. I would cover them loosely with foil. (You don’t want them wrapped too tightly; the muffins are so moist that they may get a bit soggy if you do.)

      • — Jenn on April 26, 2017
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  • Hands down the best strawberry muffin recipe. Did not change a thing and turned out really well.

    • — Cynthia on April 17, 2017
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  • I was looking for a recipe to use up fresh strawberries and stumbled across this website, finding your recipe for strawberry muffins. I have made them and can say they were perfect! The instructions are clear and easy to follow and the muffins moist and with lots of flavour. I didnt need to change or tweak anything in the recipe, thank you, this will certainly be a recipe to keep!

    • — Janine on April 11, 2017
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  • Made these this morning with my 5 and 7 year old sons. When they come back with “best thing I’ve ever eaten” and “we better make these again” I know they are a home run.

    • — BillP on April 8, 2017
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  • Had to triple the milk just to get it to be a battery substance. Fail.

    • — Elizabeth on March 26, 2017
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    • So sorry you had trouble with the recipe, Elizabeth. It sounds like you might have been expecting a thinner batter, but you’ll notice in the photos that the batter is quite thick. Or could you possibly have measured an ingredient incorrectly?

      • — Jenn on March 26, 2017
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  • i made these strawberry muffins with my 4yr old daughter. We LOVED them! I cut the strawberries into very small pieces and this made the muffins more enjoyable for my daughter. Also we sprinkled white sugar on the tops and they came out great.

    • — Cristin on March 16, 2017
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  • My husband thought these were amazing and I agree but wished the strawberries would have been sweeter (not the recipes fault, just the berries). They were very delicate and we loved that. But when Jenn says to use cupcake liners, do it! I only had a few & those turned out perfect. The ones without liners were difficult to get out of the pan and fell apart. Will try again using the liners & more ripe strawberries!

    • — Mary on March 2, 2017
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  • Oh. My. Word. Well, one word…delicious! Sprinkled brown sugar on top and used cinnamon. The directions were so easy to follow.

    • — Julia on February 4, 2017
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  • I am so happy to have found this site! There are so many recipes i want to try! I made these this weekend and substituted the sugar with honey crystals as I do for all my baking and they were wonderful! So delicious! Thank you for sharing all your recipes. Would love to be able to see more recipe videos!

    • — Sofia on January 16, 2017
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  • I made these recently with my 3.5 and 1.5 year olds and have to admit that they turned out delicious even though measuring and pouring of ingredients was suspect with little hands! Thanks for making our afternoon a delicious success.

  • Quick question–these muffins call for liners but your pumpkin streusel muffins do not–just curious why some recipes need liners? Thanks -love all your recipes!

    • — Jill on December 19, 2016
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    • Hi Jill, the strawberries in these muffins can make them a bit sticky, so the liners help to keep them from sticking to the pan. Glad you like the recipes :)!

      • — Jenn on December 19, 2016
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  • These was fun to make with my nephews for his strawberry festival day coming up and they taste amazing !!!!! But I wanted to know would it work the same way with bananas ?!

    • — Tikwan Gidron on October 27, 2016
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  • Let me preface by saying I do not bake. Like.. ever. My children feel this is a serious form of neglect, but I find it too exacting and time consuming and precise. Something about this recipe made me take the plunge & they were DELICIOUS!! Easy to follow recipe yielded perfect muffins. I got rave reviews and my children could pretend for a day that their mother was Martha Stewart and not Roseanne. Thank you.

    • — Jill on September 30, 2016
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    • LOL! So, you can officially bake :)!

      • — Jenn on September 30, 2016
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  • Perfect recipe!
    We went srawberry picking and came home with A LOT. I wanted to do something different, and found your strawberry muffin recipe. I didn’t use almond extract as didn’t have any on hand, but added the cinnamon as suggested. So moist and delicious. Also not too sweet which is to our liking! Cheers from Australia!

    • — Ericka on September 27, 2016
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  • Amazing, will be making them again! 🙂

    • — Nadia on September 11, 2016
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  • I have a lot of fresh strawberries and a lot of fresh peaches and company coming in a week. Definitely making the strawberry muffins. Think I can make a batch same way using peaches as well?

    • Hi Cara, I haven’t tried these muffins with peaches, but another reader has and was happy with the results!

      • — Jenn on September 4, 2016
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  • Perfection does exist! And am a newbie! They came out moist & so tasty. Not to mention about the smell 🙂 Thanks a lot for the recipe! <3

    • — Monica on August 29, 2016
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  • Hellooooo theeeere, this recipe looks awesome, can’t wait to try it.. but just wanted to know, can I use coconut milk instead of regular?

    • — Brittany R. on August 24, 2016
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    • Hi Brittany, It should work, although the muffins might be a bit heavy.

      • — Jenn on August 24, 2016
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  • These muffins were awesome. They are now a family favorite.

    • — N Weegar on July 19, 2016
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  • Can I use home made strawberry jam instead of strawberries?

    • — Emi on July 18, 2016
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    • Hi Emi, I think I’d stick with the whole fruit here as I’m not sure how using jam would affect the texture of the muffins. Sorry!

      • — Jenn on July 19, 2016
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  • Hi, just wondering how much vanilla to replace the almond extract? Thank you! 🙂

    • — Mandy on July 15, 2016
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    • An additional 1/4 tsp. (the same amount of almond extract that is called for). Enjoy!

      • — Jenn on July 15, 2016
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  • Yum! Don’t skip the sugar on top. It really crisps up the top nicely.

    • — Jackie on July 15, 2016
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  • Hi I have a question for you and that is can I use brown sugar in the strawberry muffin s?

    • — Lynn B. on June 27, 2016
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    • Hi Lynn, if you’re thinking of substituting brown sugar for the turbinado sugar used for the topping, yes, that would work. But I would stick with the white sugar for the muffins.

      • — Jenn on June 28, 2016
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  • I just made these and they are absolutely incredible! I’m tempted to eat them all right now!

    • — Laura on June 23, 2016
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  • Beyond scrumptious! Love, love, LOVE them!

    • — Mimi on June 20, 2016
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  • Just made these muffins for the second time and I’m in love all over again! They are SO fabulous I have to work hard to stop eating at just one!!
    Due to intolerances I did substitute the flour with Spelt flour and used Almond Milk instead of ordinary. They still turned out fabulously. Thank you for such a beautiful recipe! I’m looking forward to trying some your other recipes soon. 🙂

    • — Nadya on June 18, 2016
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  • These muffins were fabulous! I did not add the sugar on the top and I did not miss it a bit. If anything, I think next time around I might even cut some of the sugar from the recipe. Highly recommend this recipe which was easy to follow and yielded professional-like muffins.

    • — HDR on June 17, 2016
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  • I used this recipe today to make the muffins. They turned out so well! What I did differently to the original is by replacing the all purpose flour and baking powder with 2 cups of self-raising flour.

    • — Sarah O on June 12, 2016
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  • can these strawberry muffins be made into mini muffins? would they be just as good? any modifications to the recipe other than baking time for minis?

    Thank you!

    • — Robyn on June 3, 2016
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    • Hi Robyn, Yes, you can make these into mini muffins and no modifications to the recipe are necessary. I’d start checking them for doneness at about 12 minutes. Enjoy!

      • — Jenn on June 3, 2016
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  • Hello, I do not have turbinado sugar, can I use white sugar instead for the top ?

    • — Tanya on June 2, 2016
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    • Hi Tanya, If you have brown sugar, that actually makes a great substitute for turbinado sugar.

      • — Jenn on June 2, 2016
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      • Thank you so much, this was the first time for me to make muffins. They turned out great ! Awesome recipe !

        • — Tanya on June 3, 2016
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      • Thank you so much, these were the very first muffins I ever made! Turned out just great ! Awesome recipe ! Looked exactly like the ones in the picture.
        Is there any way to keep the top from getting too soft and moist the next day? Storage trick?

        • — Tanya on June 3, 2016
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        • Hi Tanya, I’d just leave them out at room temp; the strawberries keep them moist enough that you can get away with that. Glad you enjoyed them!

          • — Jenn on June 3, 2016
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  • Made these today – absolutely scrumptious and easy to make! Another onceuponachef recipe to add to my favorites!

    • — Tamera on May 29, 2016
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  • Perfectly Baked..i really mean it.

    • — Rani on May 20, 2016
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  • Hi Jenn, I accidentally used bread flour instead, will it make the muffins taste completely different?

    • — Serena on May 18, 2016
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    • Hi Serena, The muffins will taste the same, but they are likely to be a bit heavier and denser. I’d love to hear how they turned out!

      • — Jenn on May 18, 2016
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      • Hi Jenn, they tasted great and fluffy when they were warm, but got a bit denser the next day. But the flavor is wonderful!

        • — Serena on May 19, 2016
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  • What kind of milk is okay to use? We normally keep skim milk in the house, but should we get 2% or whole for the recipe?

    • — MP on May 17, 2016
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    • Yes MP, skim milk will work. Enjoy!

      • — Jenn on May 18, 2016
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  • My daughter and I made these today. We have now eaten half of them! Not sure there’s going to be enough to share with the rest of the family. Delish!

    • — Susan Oliver on May 10, 2016
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  • These look amazing. And seeing all the positive reviews is making me look forward to baking these! I do not have any turbinado sugar…. is there a decent substitute for it?

    • — Denise on May 4, 2016
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    • Denise, You can substitute brown sugar for the turbinado if you have that. Hope you enjoy the muffins!

      • — Jenn on May 5, 2016
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  • Hi Jenn, how long would you bake these as mini muffins? Thanks!

    • — Renee on April 26, 2016
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    • Hi Renee, I would start checking them for doneness at about 12 minutes.

      • — Jenn on April 26, 2016
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  • Just made this to use up strawberries that weren’t that sweet. It was a great way to use them up. I really loved how they turned out! The touch of almond extract is totally worth getting!

    • — Nancy on April 25, 2016
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  • Excellent recipe!! I used a variety of flour to use up what I had on hand (a little bread flour, whole wheat, and then about half all-purpose}. Also, I used extra strawberries and slightly less sugar Baking time is accurate, although the soft berries in muffins may seem at first like muffin is under-baked.

    • — June on April 15, 2016
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  • What is the best way to store these so tops don’t get soft and mushy? Made them once before and I put them in ziplock after they cooled. Next day the tops weren’t crunchy anymore.

    • — Jennifer on April 14, 2016
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    • I’d just leave them out at room temp; the strawberries keep them very moist.

      • — Jenn on April 14, 2016
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  • I went to the strawberry patch this morning and made these this afternoon. They were very moist and delicious. My husband was tasting the batter from the bowl and told me not to bake them, that he would just eat the batter! Thanks for your wonderful recipes!

    • — Mary B on April 14, 2016
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  • Can you use frozen strawberries in this recipe?

    Many thanks, Ruth

    • — Ruth on April 13, 2016
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    • Hi Ruth, frozen strawberries will work just fine.

      • — Jenn on April 13, 2016
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  • It would be wonderful if there was a way to save recipes to a recipe box right on your website. I wonder if anyone has ever inquired. I am having difficulty emailing recipes to my email address and I do not use the other options the site offers (ie. f, p, “bird”). Have a wonderful day. Your website is terrific!

    • — Maria Rugolo on April 12, 2016
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    • Hi Maria, thanks for the suggestion. We will add it to our list of potential enhancements to the site. One fairly easy way to save recipes is to go through the following steps: 1. Click the PRINT button right under the recipe title 2. Select PRINT from your browser’s menu 3. When the box with printing options appears, look for the dropdown in the bottom left corner that says “PDF” 4. Click on the dropdown arrow and select “Save as a PDF.” Hope that helps!

      • — Jenn on April 12, 2016
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  • These muffins are delicious. Easy to prepare and the finished product – light and moist. I was looking for a strawberry muffin recipe and there are quite a few out there to choose from. I am so grateful to have been guided to use this one! I look forward to getting to know your website and trying other recipes. Many, many thanks.

    • — Maria R on April 12, 2016
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  • Oh My! So good. We are trying to use up our leftover frozen strawberries before the freshies arrive. This was a big hit. We did not have baking powder so used the tartar/soda sub, & used brown sugar for topping which was fine but I’m sure the other would have been better. Nonetheless, this is a KEEPER.

    • — Erin on April 11, 2016
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  • Wonderful! Oh so good. Shared with neighbors so I don’t eat all of them. LOL

    • — Barbara on April 11, 2016
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  • I made these today last minute because I had strawberries I needed to use or lose. I was a little worried because I only had salted butter and had to substitute a mixture of cream of tartar/baking soda for the baking powder. I did not have almond extract so I just added a dash more vanilla. They turned out great and I can only imagine how awesome they would be with the almond extract. They got 2 thumbs up from my 21 month-old little helper.

    • — Lois on April 1, 2016
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  • Wow these are amazing! Somehow the almond extract just perfectly brings out the sweetness of the strawberries. I made a gluten free batch as well and just substituted with GF flour and they turned out great. This one’s a keeper!

  • It’s my first time making this but man I nailed it!! This recipe is worth sharing with friends and fellow moms. Hope my hubby will like it 🙂

    • — Oliva on March 29, 2016
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  • I didn’t have almond extract so to boost the flavor I added shredded coconut. Next time I’ll make sure to have the extra. If you like coconut it’s a nice combination. Regardless, the recipe is wonderful!

    • — Beth on March 25, 2016
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  • Can I use brown sugar in this recipe?

    • — Kally on March 18, 2016
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    • Kally, if you’re thinking of subbing brown sugar for the turbinado sugar used for the topping, yes, that would work. But I would stick with the white sugar for the muffins.

      • — Jenn on March 19, 2016
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  • I’m not a muffin fan but I decided to make these for my daughter and they are absolutely delicious!!

    • — Kris on March 14, 2016
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  • These are definitely worth the trip to the store for almond extract!!!!

    • — Amangelin Diore Jalbuena on March 6, 2016
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  • I made this last night with my 6 year old daughter. Half way through mixing I realized I was out of muffin cup liners so we used 2 loaf pans instead. It turned out great.

    • — Taira on February 20, 2016
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  • Hi! I am making these muffins as we speak. They are in the oven now, and they are rising and spreading so much that they are all conjoining together. What did I do wrong?

    • — Ashley on February 12, 2016
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    • Hi Ashley, Unfortunately, I’m not sure why that would happen, but once they’ve cooled, you can gently separate them. Was the texture and taste okay?

      • — Jenn on February 12, 2016
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      • While using up our groceries after a 2month in a condo, I wanted something sweet. I had all the ingredients when I ran across this recipe. Took it our last group outing. EVERYONE OF US ABSOLUTELY LOVED THEM. This is definitely a keeper.

        • — Charlotte mrrp on February 28, 2016
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  • Another delicious recipe by Jenn! These were delicious, I almost didn’t use the almond extract because I didn’t have any, so I bought it just to use in this receipe. I am so glad I did, I loved the taste of the almond with the strawberrys. I just added some chocolate chips to the mix. I will be making these over and over again.

    • — Beatrice on January 11, 2016
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  • Can I use buttermilk in place of the milk?

    • — Shelly on January 2, 2016
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    • Hi Shelly, Unfortunately, buttermilk won’t work in this recipe. Sorry!

      • — Jenn on January 2, 2016
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  • Hi I will be at work on the 23rd and i want to bring these to work on Dec 24th as well, will it be okay if i made the batter in advance? how should i store it? or is it better i make it the same day? thanks

    • — Reese on December 18, 2015
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    • While I think you could refrigerate the batter, you could also make the muffins a day in advance. Hope everyone enjoys them!

      • — Jenn on December 19, 2015
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  • would strawberry muffins work if made into cupcakes with strawberry frosting?

    • — jess on December 7, 2015
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    • Sure Jess, that would work. They will obviously have more of a muffin texture than a cupcake one, but they should be delicious.

      • — Jenn on December 7, 2015
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  • This recipe is FANTABULOUS! We love these muffins. I wonder if there will be any left tomorrow.

    • — Linda on November 10, 2015
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  • Do these muffins freeze Well? How ’bout your blueberry muffuns?

    • — María Toledo on October 25, 2015
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    • Hi Maria, Yes and yes 🙂

      • — Jenn on October 27, 2015
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  • I just made a batch of your strawberry muffins using fine spelt four and coconut milk. I also used vanilla bean paste. Next time I am going to try using coconut sugar instead of regular sugar. Thanks for the fantastic recipe.

    • — Margo Gibbs on September 2, 2015
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  • These were excellent also used same recipe and made a batch of blueberry and chocolate chip to have a variety of muffins. Thank you!

    • — Angela on August 27, 2015
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  • The muffins are beautiful. Tastes like spring! Great strawberry flavor. The addition of almond extract complements the strawberries perfectly! They have a great texture, not wet, just moist! Winner Winner!

    • — Dr Beth on August 27, 2015
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  • These are so good. I’ve made them several times, in both regular and mini sizes. My family and friends love them!
    Today I accidentally melted the butter when trying to soften it in microwave. Can I still use it in this recipe? Will the texture be different? Thank you!

    • — Janet on August 7, 2015
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    • Hi Janet, Unfortunately, melted butter won’t work in this recipe. Sorry!

      • — Jenn on August 8, 2015
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      • Thank you for your quick response!

        • — Janet on August 8, 2015
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  • Hi there! Just wondering if this recipe would transfer well as a cake?

    • — Kate matthews on August 7, 2015
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  • Could these be made with WW flour?

    • — Phil on August 2, 2015
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    • Hi Phil, Yes, but I’d start with half whole wheat flour and see how you like it.

      • — Jenn on August 2, 2015
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  • Love your recipes! It’s the first place I look when hunting for a recipe. Have you tried any of your muffin recipes using raspberries? If not what recipe would you suggest? Thanks

    • — Eileen on July 27, 2015
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    • Hi Eileen, I think you could definitely make these muffins with raspberries. If you try it, please let me know how they turn out 🙂

      • — Jenn on July 29, 2015
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  • OMGosh!! I have made your Blueberry muffin recipe several times that my family loves and last night I didn’t have enough strawberries for this recipe so I threw a cut up white peach in. SO amazing! Everything I have made on this website has been out of this world.

    Jen thank you for sharing all your wonderful recipes 🙂

    • — Amy on July 11, 2015
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  • Can I make these without the almond extract? Is there something that I can use as a substitute for it ?

    • — Yussra on July 1, 2015
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    • Sure, just replace with more vanilla.

      • — Jenn on July 1, 2015
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      • Thank u! Will sure try it very soon:)

        • — Yussra on July 1, 2015
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  • Hi Jen

    Is that cooling time right? 25 minutes in muffin pan.

    • — Jackie on June 30, 2015
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    • Hi Jackie, Yes, it’s correct. The strawberries release a lot of moisture so the muffins need a little extra time to set up, otherwise they’ll fall apart when you take them out of the pan.

      • — Jenn on July 1, 2015
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  • These were delicious! I cut the sugar back just a little. I ended up with too much batter to fit in 12 regular sized muffin cups, so I made a few extra. Thank you!

    • — Jamie on June 30, 2015
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  • I had to try these after I made your blueberry muffins, which were so tasty. These did NOT disappoint. So moist & full of flavor. As with the blueberry muffin recipe, I followed the recipe exactly. However, I checked these around 25 minutes and mine were perfectly browned. I’m sure my oven runs hot though. Thank you for another fantastic recipe!

    • — Loretta G on June 23, 2015
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  • I have a couple overripe bananas that I’d like to add to this recipe. Do you think that would work? How would you incorporate the bananas?

    • — Danielle on June 22, 2015
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    • Hi Danielle, Unfortunately, I don’t think it will work with this recipe. You might check out my banana muffins or banana bread recipes and add some strawberries to those. Good luck 🙂

      • — Jenn on June 22, 2015
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      • Thank you Jenn for your quick and informative response 🙂 Can’t wait to try these new recipes!!

        • — Danielle on June 23, 2015
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  • oh my god, they just came out of the oven. the most delicious strawberry muffins ever!

    • — mari on June 9, 2015
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  • Hi,

    Would you know how to convert this recipe into gluten free?

    My granddaughter needs to be gluten free. Thanks you

    Sandy

    • — Sandy Good on June 5, 2015
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    • Hi Sandy, The only way I know would be to use a gluten free baking mix, such as Pamela’s.

      • — Jenn on June 5, 2015
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  • These muffins are to die for I made them yestoday and had so many interruptions I messed the recipe up. I did not alternate the dry ingredients and the milk and they still came out moist and YUMMY. That is a keeper and thanks for sharing it with us. Can’t wait to try some more recipes.

    • — Cheryl on June 1, 2015
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  • I just made these and they’re great. So good and moist! Worth the drive to get juicy farm fresh berries for these.

    • — Courtney on May 25, 2015
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  • I was looking for a good strawberry muffing and have just recently found your website, but had yet to try any recipes until I made these. They are so very good with a real strawberry taste. My husband and I were going out of town, so I froze them. They were even better it seemed when pulled from the freezer. So moist with those wonderful moist bites of strawberry. Next time I think I will add a little orange zest to the batter. Thanks so much for the great recipe. Really enjoy your website.

    • — Laura Migliore on May 16, 2015
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  • Another FANTASTIC recipe! I’ve never made muffins with strawberries before, but I had to try this one because it looked just too beautiful. And I’m so glad I made them! It was not just pretty, but also so delicious! Now I wonder why not more people make muffins with strawberries. It is just as good as standard blueberry muffins, but just different. And this recipe is a winner! Great texture, balanced flavor and aroma including sweet crunch top that was made from sprinkling the raw sugar. Simply irresistible! Now I think I have to make Jen’s blueberry muffin recipe as well, since that is the original version of this amazing recipe. Thank you for another great recipe!

    • — Kat on May 15, 2015
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  • Hello, love these muffins, just wondering if I could use the same receipe to make chocolate chip muffins. Thank you!

    • — Angela on May 14, 2015
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    • Hi Angela, Yes, that should work.

      • — Jenn on May 15, 2015
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  • Last night I made these muffins for my family. I followed the recipe exactly. They were a HUGE hit! My daughter had one after dinner, with breakfast and for snack today. Thanks for providing a nice alternative to banana, chocolate and pumpkin muffins! I needed to create something new.

    • — Jill Folk on May 14, 2015
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  • I just made these muffins for my family and they turned out beautifully!!! I made them on a whim because I had extra strawberries in my refrigerator. My family LOVED them and I am so excited to have a recipe for strawberries. Your recipes are so easy to follow– your attention to detail is so helpful! Thank you!!!

    • — Becca Goldberg on May 11, 2015
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  • These look wonderful! Can they be made in a loaf pan like a quick bread?

    • — Leslie on May 11, 2015
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    • Hi Leslie, In theory, yes — but I haven’t tried it. Please let me know how it turns out 🙂

      • — Jenn on May 11, 2015
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  • This is a great recipe! These strawberry muffins were a big hit at our house.

    • — Sarah on May 10, 2015
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  • Just had these at our Mother’s Day brunch… everyone raved about them! Used granulated brown sugar instead of the Turbinado sugar. Thanks for such wonderful recipes

    • — Annette on May 9, 2015
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  • What should I do differently if I want to try doing mini muffins in a tin for mini cupcakes? Should I cut the baking time?

    • — Sara on May 8, 2015
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    • Hi Sara, Yes, just cut the baking time; I’d start checking at 12 min.

      • — Jenn on May 9, 2015
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      • I made 3 dozen mini strawberry muffins, they turned out perfect after baking for 15 minutes! Thank you Jenn, your recipes are always a hit.

        • — Sara on May 9, 2015
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  • Preparing a pint of strawberries is a “hull” of a lot of work, but these muffins are yummy! Worth the effort. Thanks, Jenn!

    • — Jenn on May 8, 2015
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  • Just finished making these. Substituted coconut sugar for white sugar, and brown sugar for turbinado sugar. As are all the recipes from this amazing website, these were a 5 STAR WINNER! Can’t wait to make them again! THANK YOU for sharing! I am by no means, a good cook, but working with recipes from your website is the only time I feel confident in the kitchen. Happy Mother’s Day. From one very appreciative mother, and her family.

    • — Ann on May 7, 2015
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    • That is so nice, Ann. I’m so glad they turned out! Happy Mother’s Day to you too 🙂

      • — Jenn on May 8, 2015
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  • Hi Jenn Can the muffins be frozen? I’m having company In two weeks and would like to make them in advance. Love all of your recipes. Sharon

    • — Sharon on May 7, 2015
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    • Hi Sharon, Yes, they should freeze well. Enjoy!

      • — Jenn on May 9, 2015
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  • Excellent!

    • — Yelena on May 7, 2015
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  • Question:
    The strawberry muffins look delicious. Can frozen strawberries be substituted for fresh fruit?
    I always keep a supply of an assortment of frozen berries on hand. Can!t wait to try these!

    • — Marilyn on May 7, 2015
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    • Hi Marilyn, Yes, they should work just fine.

      • — Jenn on May 7, 2015
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  • Just took the muffins out of the oven and they are almost gone! Delicious and easy . Making them for Mother’s Day Brunch.

    • — Michele on May 7, 2015
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  • Tried these muffins in my brand new Wolf Gas Oven and they came out beautifully. They were moist and yet had a lovely crusty top. My husband loved them and my girlfriends raved when I gifted them each a few. (I doubled the batch since strawberries are in season here in Michigan) I know I’ll make these time and again. This recipe is a keeper!!

    • — Cheryle Stevens on May 7, 2015
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  • Jenn,

    If you have a tree nut allergy, do you recommend a substitution for the almond extract or just leave it out? Thanks!

    • — carolyn on May 7, 2015
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    • Hi Carolyn, It’s perfectly fine to leave it out and just increase the vanilla by 1/4 teaspoon. You could also add a teaspoon of lemon zest, if you like.

      • — Jenn on May 9, 2015
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  • Any idea how many pounds of strawberries that is?

    • — Joy on May 6, 2015
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    • Hi Joy, It’s about 3/4 pound.

      • — Jenn on May 9, 2015
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