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Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

Delicious muffins straight from the oven are a breakfast treat. These are not an ordinary muffin. Strawberry shortcake muffins have a shortcake texture and are loaded with fresh strawberries. Complete this with a little whipped cream and juicy berries for a delicious sweet treat!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time31 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberries, whipped cream
Servings: 12
Author: Bobbie Blue

Equipment

  • muffin tin
  • hand mixer

Ingredients

Shortcake Muffins

  • 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon sugar, divided
  • ¾ cup cold butter, grated
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 pint strawberries, chopped

Whipped Cream & Berries

  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • ½ pint strawberries, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sugar

Instructions

Shortcake Muffins

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a muffin tin.
  • In a large bowl add 3 tablespoons sugar, flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk ingredients well.
  • Add grated butter to flour mixture. Use a pastry cutter to blend butter into flour until mixture.
  • Add 1 pint of chopped strawberries to the flour and stir gently with spatula.
  • Pour in the milk and using a spatula scrap the sides and bottom of the bowl to incorporate the milk with the flour mixture. Be careful not to mash the berries.
  • Drop spoonfuls of dough into muffin tin dividing evenly into each cup.
  • Sprinkle the tops of the muffins with a teaspoon of sugar. Bake for 16 minutes.

Whipped Cream & Berries

  • While shortcake muffins are baking make the whipped topping. Add heavy cream, vanilla extract and powdered sugar to a bowl and whip until stiff peaks form. This will take 3-4 minutes with an electic mixer.
  • Add the strawberries to a bowl and sprinkle with the remaining 2 teaspoons of sugar.
  • To assemble place the muffin on a serving plate and top with a dallop of whipped cream and a spoonful of fresh strawberries.