Fabulous Freelancer Foodie Recipe: Strawberry Streusel Muffins

Whether as a standalone offering, or a complement to a favorite beverage, this delightfully sweet strawberry streusel muffins recipe is a must-try!

Note: the original version of this recipe is found in the cookbook, America’s Best Recipes: A 1993 Hometown Collection.

Ingredients for the muffins:

  • 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 large beaten egg
  • ½ cup of milk
  • ½ cup of melted butter or margarine
  • 1 cup of sliced fresh strawberries

Ingredients for the streusel topping:

  • ½ cup of sugar
  • ¼ cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter or margarine

Directions:

  1. Prepare the streusel topping by mixing all of its ingredients together in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine the all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a large bowl. Make a well in the center of this dry mixture.
  3. Combine the egg, butter, and milk, then add it to the dry ingredients, stirring until it’s just moistened, then fold in the strawberries.
  4. Spoon the batter into a paper-lined muffin pan, filling each ¾ full.
  5. Sprinkle the streusel topping evenly over each muffin batter allotment.
  6. Bake the muffins at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Cool the muffins for 10 minutes in the pan, which should be set on top of a wire rack.
  8. Remove the muffins from the pan, then allow to additionally cool completely on the wire rack before serving.

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