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strawberry muffins/cakes?

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countydurhamlass Sat 17-Aug-13 00:21:26

i bough some strawberries and know i will be sick of eating them before they are all gone (dh and ds dont like strawberries) but i was thinking if i could make some sort of cupcakes or muffins with strawberries in ds may try them.

can i just make them using normal cake mixture and add strawberries in or is there a special way to do it?

4forkssake Sat 17-Aug-13 11:59:06

Yes you can use them in the mixture, but chop them up, pat them with kitchen roll to get rid of excess moisture & coat them in some flour otherwise they'll sink. Or make a Victoria sponge with lots of fresh cream & strawbs inside & on top grin

countydurhamlass Sat 17-Aug-13 15:50:41

thanks for ur help

PiggyPlumPie Sun 18-Aug-13 23:08:29

Whiz a few strawberries up and mix them into buttercream - it is heavenly!

nannycook Mon 19-Aug-13 08:30:23

aw piggy that does sound wicked, will try that. yesterday i made red velvet cakes with creamcheese and choc cakes with homemade fudge sauce, mmm.

Naoko Mon 19-Aug-13 08:44:58

There's a Martha Stewart strawberry cake recipe that's really simple and really good, here. I often make it if I have some strawberries that are starting to look a little ropey. You don't need an actual pie plate like it asks for , any wide but not too deep baking tin will do.

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