Simple Strawberry Muffins

These cupcakes are so quick and easy to whip up and taste absolutely divine. I decided to bake these when Annabelle suddenly decided to go off her favourite red fruit, so with a punnet in the fridge that needed eating, I got baking and guess what … she loved them!

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Simple Strawberry Cupcakes

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Yields: 12

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup (187ml) vegetable oil
  • 2 medium eggs, whisked
  • 1 cup (250ml) full fat plain yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or extract
  • ½ cup (100g) coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 2 cups (250g) wholemeal spelt flour
  • 400g strawberries, hulled and diced (cut 2 into 6 slices each for decoration — optional)
  • ¼ cup (30g) granola to sprinkle on top (optional, but may not be suitable if baby is under 12 months if it contains honey – alternatively you could make your own from the recipe at the start of this section)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease or line a 12-hole muffin tray with cases
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oil, eggs, yoghurt and vanilla
  3. Sift the sugar and flour into the mixture - whisk to combine
  4. Gently fold the diced strawberries through the mixture
  5. Divide the mixture evenly between the muffin cases and add the slices of strawberry on top for decoration if you wish. Sprinkle the granola over the muffins, if desired
  6. Bake your muffins in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown and a knife comes out clean from the centre to show that they are cooked through
  7. Serve once cooled.

Additional Info

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