Strawberry and Lemon… not a combination I thought I’d ever love… but boy was I wrong. The first time I had a strawberry lemonade after I moved to Texas, I was hooked! My favorite thing to do with a flavor combination I love? Turn it into a recipe a of course! So obviously some delicious Strawberry Lemon Muffins had to be made… and that means I get to share the deliciousness with you!
Strawberry Lemon Muffins Recipe
2 1/2 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 lemon, zest an juice
1 lge egg, beaten
3/4 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup canola oil
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped
Glaze ingredient list:
1 cup powered sugar
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp milk
-Combine flour, sugar, baking power, baking soda and salt in a medium size bowl.
-Scrape the lemon zest.
-Add the lemon zest to the dry ingredients, stir to combine.
-After hulling and chopping the fresh strawberries add them to the combined dry ingredients.
-Toss the strawberries in the dry ingredients to coat them thoroughly.
-Juice the lemon. Pour the lemon juice into a medium size bowl with the egg, buttermilk, canola oil next whisk it around to mix.
-Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture, stir to combine.
-Pull out your muffin tin, line with sprayed (cooking spray) paper holders.
-Scoop with ice cream scoop the muffin batter into the paper holders. You can almost fill the muffin tins to the top as the muffins don’t rise very much.
-After warming your oven to 375 degrees, place your filled muffin tins and bake for about 20 minutes. The muffin tops should be a golden brown. You can also check to see if the muffins are done by sticking a toothpick in the middle and come out clean.
-Allow the hot muffins sit in the pan until they cool a little.
-Transfer the muffins onto a wire rack to cool further.
-Whisk together the ingredients for the glaze, spoon the glaze over each of the muffins by the spoon full.
And there you have it! Absolutely scrumptious Strawberry Lemon Muffins! Give this recipe a try and then let me know what you think!