Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake Muffins
A Sprinkle of This and That Recipe

Ingredients to make 1 dozen:

4 ounces cream cheese

1 Tbsp lemon juice

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 eggs

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

dash of salt

1/2 cup milk

4 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted

2 cups flour

1 1/4 cup chopped strawberrries

1 tsp sugar per muffin


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.  Whip cream cheese with vanilla extract and lemon juice until smooth.  Beat in the eggs.  Add milk and melted butter.  Mix until well blended.  In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Slowly beat into the cream cheese mixture until well combined.  Fold in the chopped strawberries.  Spoon batter into cupcake lined muffin pan.  Sprinkle each muffin with 1 tsp sugar.  Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until when a toothpick is inserted, it comes out clean.