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Strawberry-Orange Muffins

May/June 2009

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We love the combination of strawberry and orange in this sweet breakfast muffin with a streusel topping. For a less conventional (but equally delicious) twist, try the basil variation. The hint of basil complements the fruity berries wonderfully.



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Strawberry-Orange Muffins

23 Reviews for Strawberry-Orange Muffins

10/10/2011
This is NOT a healthy breakfast choice!

Each of these muffins contains 10 grams of added sugars. The American Heart Association recommends children consume no more than 12 grams daily. (Due to their strong connection to obesity, diabetes, certain cancers, and heart disease!) Who approved this recipe?

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Anonymous wrote 2 years 9 weeks ago

Goodness, simmer down or YOU

Goodness, simmer down or YOU will have heart disease. Chill!

Anonymous wrote 2 years 25 weeks ago

Try the basil variation -

Try the basil variation - switch out the orange juice for buttermilk. Strawberries have no added sugar and are fantastic for you.

Anonymous wrote 2 years 28 weeks ago

I agree with you. The sugar

I agree with you. The sugar content was not listed in the nutritional information either. There is sugar in the orange juice and the strawberries

07/02/2011
Basil variation is better!

The strawberry-orange muffins are certainly tasty, but the basil variation is the clear winner.

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kraftykatie wrote 3 years 44 weeks ago

lol I'm a dork, FOUND it!

 
kraftykatie wrote 3 years 44 weeks ago

Will you direct me to that variation please? The recipe says *see variation* And I must be missing it lol. I can't find it! Thank you!

06/23/2011
SOOOOO GOOD!!!!

This muffin is moist and flavourful and not terrible for you.
The streusel on top tastes very buttery...yet there's no butter in it. Makes it feel incredibly sinful and bad for you, but it's not!!!
Brought these into work and everyone raved about them. Thanks for this recipe - it's going to be one that I make over and over again!

Excellent Streusel Topping - very different
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03/23/2011
Delicious

i made em a little healthy by replacing all purpose with whole wheat and oats. skipped the juice and instead added an extra tbsp of the zest, although the juice might have done well.........turned out wonderful. dont skip the topping!

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03/20/2011
Flavor needs enhancement

These muffins are probably just fine for breakfast with a fruit or smoothie, but by themselves they're missing some flavor. The topping is salty -- but I think if you double up on the strawberry and instead of using chunks, dice the strawberry relatively fine, you can increase the strawberry flavor. I would also be willing to try a strawberry coconut combo, as another reviewer suggested. Besides substituting coconut oil for the canola and dicing my strawberry more fine, I followed this recipe to a T. Will def keep on hand and try again with the aforementioned changes.

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