Strawberry Lemon Buttermilk Muffins

Recipe for Strawberry Lemon Buttermilk Muffins - I just love the way buttermilk adds that tangy moistness to baked goods. And the lemon and strawberry say "SPRING IS HERE!"

Recipe for Strawberry Lemon Buttermilk Muffins – I just love the way buttermilk adds that tangy moistness to baked goods. And the lemon and strawberry say “SPRING IS HERE!”

Strawberry Lemon Buttermilk Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups strawberries + 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • zest of Meyer lemon
  • juice of Meyer lemon
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • lemon curd, for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a small bowl, gently coat the strawberries with the 2 tablespoons flour together and set aside.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk 2 ½ cups flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together lemon zest, lemon juice, egg, buttermilk, sugar, oil, and vanilla. Mix the dry ingredients into wet, stirring until just combined.
  5. Gently mix in the strawberries that have been tossed with flour.
  6. Line a muffin pan with liners then divide batter among the prepared cups.
  7. Bake until golden brown and a tester inserted into the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Serve with lemon curd, if desired.
http://flavorite.net/2015/03/29/strawberry-lemon-buttermilk-muffins/

Recipe and Photo credit: Foodista.com / CC BY



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