|What nicer way to wake up to fresh Strawberry cream cheese muffins?|
Of course with your wonderful significant other?
2 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup whole milk
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs, room temperature and lightly beaten
optional strawberry preserves
Cream Cheese Mixture
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Preheat over to 350F. Line muffin pans.
You will need three bowls:
Using a small bowl, make the above cream cheese mixture blending with an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Set aside.
Whisk together milk, melted butter,extract and egg in another bowl.
Fold the milk mixture into the flour mixture gently until all ingredients are moistened. Spoon the batter into the prepared paper lined muffin tins around 1/2 full. Top with chopped strawberries over each one.
Top it with a teaspoonful of cheese mixture, a teaspoons more of muffin batter to cover it, and finally a more strawberries. Layering every cupcake muffin the same way.
Bake for 25 minutes, until they’re light golden on top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.