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Strawberry–Walnut Muffins

32 mini muffins Serving size: 3 muffins

    • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp. baking soda
    • 1 tsp. salt
    • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
    • 3 large eggs
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 8 oz. vegetable oil
    • 1 tsp. vanilla
    • 16 oz. The Perfect Purée Strawberry,  thawed
Method:
1. Preheat oven to 350° F. In a large bowl stir together flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, and cinnamon. Stir in walnuts and set aside.
2. In another bowl beat eggs until light and frothy. On low speed of electric mixer beat in sugar, oil, vanilla, and the Strawberry puree until thoroughly combined. Fold strawberry mixture into flour mixture until smooth.
3. Pour 1 oz. (about 2 tbsp.) of batter into 96 lightly oiled mini muffin cups. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool on wire racks.
Serving Suggestion:
Use these muffins as an accompaniment to a fresh fruit platter or salad, or a breakfast or brunch entree. Try baking the same batter in mini loaf pans and serve as a coffee-time treat.
Flavor Twists:
Try this muffin made with The Perfect Purée Banana, Raspberry, or Blackberry.