Strawberry Muffins with Cream Cheese filling and Streusel Topping

Recipe for Strawberry Muffins with Cream Cheese filling and Streusel Topping



Strawberry Muffins with Cream Cheese filling and Streusel Topping

Ingredients

    For Cream Cheese Filling
  • 4 ounces – Cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup – Sugar
  • 1/2 – Egg (about 2 Tbsp. beaten)
  • 1/4 Tsp – Vanilla extract
  • For Streusel Topping
  • 1/4 cup – All purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup – Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp – Ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp – Firm unsalted butter
  • For Muffins
  • 1 Cup – Whole milk
  • 1/4 Cup – Oil
  • 1 – Egg
  • 2 cup – All purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup – Sugar
  • 2 Tsp – Baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp – Salt
  • 2 cups – Strawberries, cut into small pieces

Instructions

    Cream cheese filling
  1. Beat the Cream cheese, sugar, egg and Vanilla in a small bowl and mix until smooth, set aside.
  2. Streusel topping
  3. Combine the flour, sugar and Cinnamon in a small bowl and cut in the butter until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs; set aside
  4. Muffins
  5. Preheat the oven to 400 F
  6. Whisk together the milk, oil, egg and sugar.
  7. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt and stir into the milk mixture. Be careful not to over mix (the batter will be slightly lumpy)
  8. Spoon a tablespoon of the muffin batter into each cup
  9. Add a sprinkle of the Strawberry pieces
  10. Add a tablespoon of the Cream cheese filling,
  11. Add another tablespoon of the muffin batter followed by another sprinkle of the Strawberry pieces and on top a final sprinkle of the Streusel topping.
  12. Bake for 23-25 minutes (at 400F), let cool in pan for about 5 minutes and serve slightly warm.

Notes

These muffin need refrigeration

Serving them slightly warm is the best

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Recipe and Photo: Life Scoops / CC BY



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