Valentines Day Strawberry Muffins

These muffins get their name from the sliced strawberry on top that resembles a heart. Perfect for Valentine’s Day or when you have too many strawberries.



Step: 1

Mix lemon juice with as much milk as needed to measure 1 cup; let the soured milk stand for 5 minutes before using.

Step: 2

Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step: 3

Line 24 muffin tins with paper liners.

Step: 4

Cream together the butter and 1 1/2 cups sugar in a large bowl.

Step: 5

Beat in the eggs, one at a time; add the lemon extract.

Step: 6

Gradually stir in the lemon zest and soured milk.

Step: 7

Gently fold in the chopped strawberries.

Step: 8

Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in another bowl.

Step: 9

Stir the butter mixture into the flour mixture until dry ingredients are just moistened.

Step: 10

Fold in the chocolate chips.

Step: 11

Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups to about 2/3 full.

Step: 12

Place a strawberry slice atop each muffin and sprinkle with some of the 1 tablespoon white sugar.

Step: 13

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in the pans for 5 minutes before serving warm.


Per Serving: 181 calories; protein 3.3g; carbohydrates 28.8g; fat 6.1g; cholesterol 42mg; sodium 138.9mg.

The quality of the flour could make a real difference to your bread. Different makers do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard bread flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal bread , which doesn’t always getting bigger as well as clear bread.

To made this in a breadmaker , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

A dough’s first rising can be make in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can work it night before , then finish it off the next day.

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