Strawberry cheesecake muffins. – sallys baking addiction

Soft strawberry studded muffins layered with a light cheesecake filling and topped with brown sugar streusel. Extra moist banana bread A necessary indulgence any morning of the week.

I’ve been craving strawberries like nobody’s business lately.

Healthy banana nut bread recipe I’m probably just craving fresh fruit in general since I’m constantly surrounded by this. Easy banana bread recipe 2 bananas Not that I’m complaining. Tasty banana bread recipe I made a strawberry smoothie 3 days in a row and when Sunday morning rolled around, these strawberry cheesecake muffins came to life.

They’re bright and cheery, packed with berries, help beat the winter blues, and the best part? There’s a cheesecake surprise inside.

I firmly believe there should be a cheesecake surprise inside all muffins.

Today’s strawberry muffins are a mix of my favorite fall muffins and these blueberry streusel muffins. Baking banana bread Two personal and reader favorites. Easy way to make banana bread The recipe idea came to me not only from my strawberry craving but for the abundance of cream cheese in my refrigerator. The best banana nut bread At one time, I counted 12 packs of cream cheese. 5 banana bread recipe Yes, it’s ridiculous. Traditional banana bread recipe I’ve been testing a candy bar cheesecake recipe for my next cookbook. Back to muffins. Light banana bread recipe There are three parts:

The muffin batter is almost identical to my blueberry muffin batter. Super easy banana bread It begins with creamed butter and sugar which gives the muffins a soft, cake-like texture similar to cupcakes. All recipes banana bread So, you’ll be eating strawberries ‘n cream cupcakes for breakfast. How to make banana bread easy I love that about this muffin recipe.

The eggs provide structure and richness. Best banana bread ever recipe Lately, I’ve been baking with Eggland’s Best eggs exclusively. Two banana bread recipe Sure, I baked with them before whenever I saw them on sale but once I learned about their superior nutrition (more omega-3’s!), they are all I use. Amazing banana bread The yogurt packs some serious moisture into each muffin. Banana bread recipe from scratch I like to use nonfat plain Greek yogurt, but vanilla or strawberry flavored would be just as tasty here. Banana bread recipe 4 bananas Also lending to the muffin’s moist texture? The plethora of strawberries. Banana bread recipe easy moist Strawberries are so juicy that I leave out the milk entirely from the muffin batter. How do you make banana bread Typically, milk is used to lighten up muffin batter; these muffins are a little dense without it. Best recipe banana bread However, the wet strawberries give off enough liquid that adding milk would just be overkill to the fragile batter.

Next up? The cheesecake filling. Ultimate banana bread recipe It’s so, so good. Award winning banana bread You only need 4 ingredients. Make sure you don’t leave out the egg yolk. Easy bake banana bread The egg yolk is what makes the filling resemble light and fluffy cheesecake. How to banana bread Without it, these would just be cream cheese filled muffins. 1 banana bread recipe Which is fine if that’s what you prefer. Banana bread butter In my opinion, the cheesecake filling is tastier.

Just like my pumpkin version, you’ll layer the muffin batter and the cheesecake filling into the muffin liners. Sweet banana bread recipe 1 layer muffin batter, 1 layer cheesecake, 1 layer muffin batter. Banana bread recipes moist world’s best It’s ok if some of your cheesecake filling is visible on the top or on the sides. Easy delicious banana bread In fact, I always make sure there is some filling peeking out. Delicious banana bread recipe That’s how you get pretty cheesecake swirls on top and showing on the sides. Recipe moist banana bread Muffin prettiness is important to this baker.

Finally? The streusel. Banana bread batter The streusel is simple: brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, and cold butter that you will cut into the rest of the streusel ingredients. Sprinkle this onto the tops of the muffins before baking.

My number #1 streusel tip: gently press streusel down into the batter so it won’t fall off the sides as the muffins are rising. Banana bread pudding A lot of perfectly tasty streusel is wasted that way!

Like I do for most of my muffin recipes, you’ll bake the muffins for 5 minutes at a very hot temperature. Ingredients for banana bread Then, keeping the muffins in the oven, switch to a lower temperature for the remaining bake time. Two banana bread If you’re new around here, let me explain why I do this. Banana bread recipe healthy This initial high temperature will quickly lift the muffin tops, then the centers will bake during the lower temperature bake time. Cooking banana bread Please note that because of the heavy cheesecake filling, these muffins won’t be as sky-high as most of my muffin recipes.

Let’s not forget what I said above about these muffins. Unique banana bread recipe Totally worth repeating. How to bake banana bread It’s like eating strawberries ‘n cream cupcakes for breakfast.

It looks like a ton of ingredients. Top rated banana bread recipe But good news: most of them are repeated throughout each layer. Banana oatmeal bread Start baking!

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• Preheat oven to 425F degrees. Recipe for healthy banana bread Spray two 12-count muffin pans with nonstick spray or line with cupcake liners (this recipe makes 14 muffins, so there will be two batches). Soft banana bread recipe Set aside.

• Make the streusel: In a small bowl, toss together the brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Cut in the butter in very small pieces using a pastry knife or mix with a fork until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Simple moist banana bread recipe Set aside.

• Make the muffins: In a medium bowl using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the butter on high speed until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute. 2 banana bread Add the granulated and brown sugars and beat on high until creamed, about 2 full minutes. Easy banana walnut bread Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as needed. Banana bread recipe 3 bananas Add the eggs, yogurt, and vanilla extract. Gourmet banana bread Beat on medium speed for 1 minute, then turn up to high speed until the mixture is combined and uniform in texture. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as needed.

• In a large bowl, toss together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Banana date bread Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and slowly mix with a whisk until combined and little lumps remain. Organic banana bread Fold in the strawberries with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula. Banana bread pudding recipe Don’t worry if the berries bleed a little – my batter was pink-ish in some spots; it looks pretty when baked.

• Make the cheesecake filling: In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese with an electric handheld or stand mixer on medium-high speed until creamy. Best banana walnut bread recipe Add the egg yolk, vanilla extract, and sugar. Banana bread recipe with oil Beat until combined.

• Spoon 1 Tablespoon of strawberry muffin batter into the muffin cups. Perfect banana bread recipe Layer with about 1 spoonful (not quite a full Tablespoon) of cheesecake filling, then another Tablespoon of muffin batter (or however much batter is needed to fill the cups all the way to the top). Fat free banana bread Yes, you will fill the muffin cups to the very top. Bisquick banana bread recipe Some cheesecake filling may poke out of the top or on the sides. Bread machine banana bread Sprinkle each muffin evenly with streusel topping and gently press the streusel down into the muffin so it sticks.

• Bake the muffins for 5 minutes at 425F degrees. One banana bread recipe Keeping the muffins in the oven, lower the temperature down to 350F and bake for an additional 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Banana bread easy moist The total times these muffins take in the oven is about 23-24 minutes, give or take. Banana bread recipe best moist Allow the muffins to cool for 10 minutes in the muffin sheet, then transfer to a wire rack to cool until ready to eat. Bisquick banana bread They are very moist from the cheesecake filling.

• Make ahead tip: Muffins stay soft, fresh, and moist covered tightly in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Banana bread ingredients Muffins freeze well for up to 2 months. Best banana bread recipe ever Thaw overnight in the refrigerator and warm to your liking.

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