{Gluten & Dairy Free} Strawberry Lemonade Muffins

{It’s strawberry picking season and I couldn’t be happier}

My favorite thing about the summer months is picking fruit: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, peaches…

It is the thought of summer days, picking fruit, that gets me through the winter months.

Each dreary winter day is one step closer to having a fresh, ripe berry in my hands.

With all these strawberries currently at our fingertips, I thought I would share a strawberry recipe.

How about two summer favorites combined into one muffin? It is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Strawberry Lemonade Muffins

RECIPE: Strawberry Lemonade Muffins {Gluten & Dairy Free}

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup of lemonade
  • 2 1/2 cup Brown Rice Flour Mix *(see note)
  • 3/4 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • dash salt
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups chopped strawberry
  • optional: granulated sugar to sprinkle on top

*Note: To make a Brown Rice Flour Mix: combine 2 parts Brown rice flour (super fine ground), 2/3 parts Potato starch and 1/3 part Tapioca flour.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.  Lightly grease muffin pan with cookie spray.
  2. Beat the eggs in the bowl of a mixer.  Add the sugar and combine.
  3. Then add in the oil and lemonade. Mix well.
  4. Add the Brown Rice Flour Mix, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda and salt to the mixer bowl.  Mix until just combined.
  5. Add in the chopped strawberries once the batter is almost entirely combined.  Stir in gently.
  6. Scoop the dough into the prepared muffin pan.
  7. If desired, sprinkle granulated sugar over the tops of each muffin before baking.
  8. Bake for 15-18 mins for regular sized muffins. {For mini muffins, bake 8-10 mins.}
  9. Remove and let cool.
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Now that berry season is upon us, I hope that you get a chance to get out into the sunshine and pick some delicious berries for yourself.

Supporting your local farmers, eating juicy berries and savoring the sunshine….it sounds like a perfect day to me.

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4 Comments on “{Gluten & Dairy Free} Strawberry Lemonade Muffins”

  1. June 12, 2012 at 9:34 am #

    Can’t wait to try theseee!!! Thank you! They look delicious :)

  2. June 13, 2012 at 10:54 pm #

    yum!

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