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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Strawberry Muffins and Tuesday Tag-Along

Welcome visitors from Tuesday Tag-Along! I'm glad you stopped by! I've got a little bit of everything going on at my blog. Crafting, sewing, decorating and always a recipe! Poke around a little and be sure and say hi!

I found both this muffin recipe over at Confessions of a Bakeaholic. Since it's strawberry season I thought I'd give it a try. I didn't add the orange zest because I was out of oranges, but I did add about 1 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips. They were delicious! She has two different Strawberry Muffin recipes posted, this first one she got from America's Favorites:Bake Sale. The other recipe came from Cooking Light and it's just a lighter version of Strawberry Muffins. I'll post that recipe tomorrow.

Strawberry Muffins

1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
2 1/2 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
1 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 egg, beaten
1 t vanilla
1 cup chopped fresh strawberries
Finely grated zest of one orange

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Grease bottoms only of 12 standard muffin pan cups or line with paper liners. Set aside.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Stir in oats and sugar. Combine milk, butter, egg and vanilla in a small bowl until well blended; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Fold in the strawberries and orange zest. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling about 2/3 full.

Bake 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned and toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Remove from pan. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes. Serve.


Megan B said...

I like the idea of the chocolate chips! Chocolate added to anything usually just makes it better! :)

LuLu said...

mmm, those look good! Happy Tuesday Tag Along, I'm following!


Traci66 said...

Hello. I'm here from Tuesday Tag-Along and decided to follow your blog. I hope you will check me out. http://traci66, Be sure to check out my 1st giveaway on the top right sidebar. Happy Tuesday

Denise said...

Found you through Tuesday Tagalong and am now following you

TheCraftBarn said...

Following you now..from Tuesday Tag-Along! Can't wait to look around your blog a little more...looks like you have some yummy recipes!!
Jennifer @ The Craft Barn

Murdock's mama said...

Following you back from Tuesday Tagalog...thanks for finding have an adorable site!


Jessica Hills said...

Those look yummy! Thanks for stopping by my blog and becoming a follower! This is a super cute blog you have here!

Happy Gramma said...

Yum! They sure look good! maybe some day I will get around to making these.
Thnaks for stopping by my blog.

I am tagging along on Tag-along Tuesday! Please come visit me and enter my giveaway for the beautiful baby book. Hurry! the contest ends tomorrow!

Liz said...

Now following you via TTA! Love your recipes.Strawberry muffins...yum.

Twee Poppets said...

Hello! Stopping by a bit late to say thanks for tagging along this week at the Tuesday Tag-Along blog hop! I'm a follower of your blog! :)