Strawberry and Cream Cheese Muffins

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Source: lululu at home


Strawberry and Cream Cheese Muffins
(makes 12 regular size muffins)

Ingredients:
2 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp powder sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup whole milk
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs, room temperature and lightly beaten
1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped into very small pieces

For Cream Cheese Mixture
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tbsp vanilla extract

Directions:
Preheat over to 350F. Grease muffin tin or line with muffin liners.

In a small bowl, mix together with a spoon the cream cheese mixture ingredients until smooth. Set aside.

In a big bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In another bowl, whisk together milk, melted butter, vanilla extract and egg until incorporated.

Use a spatula, mix the milk mixture into the flour mixture. Fold together until combined. Do not overmix.

Spoon the batter into the prepared tins, filling them no more than 1/2 full.

Scatter a few pieces of strawberry on top of each one.

Top it with a tsp of cream cheese mixture, a tbsp of muffin batter, and finally a few more pieces of strawberry.

Bake the muffins for about 25 mins, until they're light golden on top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Let the muffins cool in the pan for 10 mins.