Valentine's Day Strawberry Muffins

Valentine's Day Strawberry Muffins


"These muffins get their name from the sliced strawberry on top that resembles a heart. Perfect for Valentine's Day or when you have too many strawberries."


50 m servings 181 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 181 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 139 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix lemon juice with as much milk as needed to measure 1 cup; let the soured milk stand for 5 minutes before using.
  2. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Line 24 muffin tins with paper liners.
  4. Cream together the butter and 1 1/2 cups sugar in a large bowl.
  5. Beat in the eggs, one at a time; add the lemon extract.
  6. Gradually stir in the lemon zest and soured milk.
  7. Gently fold in the chopped strawberries.
  8. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in another bowl.
  9. Stir the butter mixture into the flour mixture until dry ingredients are just moistened.
  10. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  11. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups to about 2/3 full.
  12. Place a strawberry slice atop each muffin and sprinkle with some of the 1 tablespoon white sugar.
  13. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in the pans for 5 minutes before serving warm.
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  1. 10 Ratings


These are really good. I was lazy and didn't put the strawberries on top and instead sprinkled them with red and white sugar crystal sprinkles. Everyone was surprised at how good strawberries ta...

These were very good. Yummy. Thank you for posting

These were delicious! Followed the directions exactly.

I made these for the family for Valentine's Day. I followed the recipe exactly, including the chocolate chips. I thought they were ok. They were a bit bland- the sugar flavor predominates, not t...

These were very good. I gave it a lower score, only because of the changes I made to the recipe. Nice flavour and moist! I changed a few things because of what I had on hand. I used 2 cups of pu...

I cut this recipe in half for 12 muffins. I followed the recipe closely, only increasing both the baking powder and baking soda. I did not sprinkle the additional sugar over each muffin. Baked a...

These turned out great! I left out the chocolate chips and they were still really yummy. I used a silicone heart-shaped muffin pan that I had and they came out with a cute heart-shape. I'll defi...

These looked and smelled delightful, alas I cannot partake - due to celiacs, but everyone else just loves them!

I cut the recipe in half and made 24 mini muffins. I used raspberries instead of strawberries in the batter and cut strawberry halves into heart shapes to put on top. I used lemon juice in place...