Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Strawberry muffins

  • 150g strawberries, chopped into small pieces
  • 280g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 115g caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 250ml single cream
  • 6 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 125ml double cream
  • 12 small whole strawberries, to decorate

Method: Preheat oven to 200 degree Celcius. Grease 12 cup muffin tin or line with 12 paper cases. Sift together the flour,baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar and chopped strawberries. Lightly beat the eggs in a large bowl, then beat in the single cream, oil and vanilla extract. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the beaten liquid ingredients. Stir gently until just combined; do not over-mixed. Spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin tin. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes until well risen, golden brown and firm to touch. Leave the muffin in the tin for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool. Whick the double cream until stiff. When the muffins are cold, spread the cream on top of each then top with a strawberry.

No comments: