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Strawberry and white chocolate muffins with jam topping and homemade crumble: a sweet delight

Strawberry and white chocolate muffins with jam topping and homemade crumble: a sweet delight

These Strawberry White Chocolate Muffins offer a delicious combination of sweet, juicy strawberries and creamy white chocolate, topped with homemade strawberry jam and a crunchy crumble topping. Perfect for a sweet breakfast, snack or even dessert, these muffins are moist, flavorful and bursting with the fresh taste of strawberries.

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Why you'll love it: Fresh strawberries bring a burst of flavor to every bite, while white chocolate adds a creamy sweetness that perfectly complements the fruit. Homemade strawberry jam intensifies the flavor of the berries, making these muffins exceptionally delicious. The crumble topping adds a satisfying textural contrast with its buttery, sweet crunch. These muffins are easy to make and will definitely bring a smile to anyone who tastes them.

Perfect occasion: Ideal for brunches, afternoon tea or as a special treat to enjoy any time of the day. They're also perfect for seasonal gatherings, especially during strawberry season, and make a great addition to any picnic or potluck. Kids and adults will love these muffins, making them perfect for family gatherings or as a delicious gift to brighten someone's day.

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Decorating Tips: For an extra touch of elegance, dust the tops of the muffins with powdered sugar or drizzle with a simple vanilla glaze. You can also garnish them with a slice of fresh strawberry or some white chocolate shavings for added visual appeal. Serve them on a decorative dish or in a pretty muffin tin to make them even more inviting.

Ingredients:

For the muffins:

  • 118 ml of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 113 g melted salted butter
  • 200g of sugar
  • 250 g all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 170 g fresh strawberries, diced
  • 85 g chopped white chocolate

For the strawberry jam filling:

  • 25g of sugar
  • 170 g chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of water

For the crumble topping:

  • 72 g all-purpose flour
  • 50 g melted salted butter
  • 30g brown sugar
  • 50g caster sugar

Instructions:

Prepare the strawberry jam:

  1. Combine strawberries, sugar, lemon juice and water in a small saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the strawberries break down and the mixture thickens to a jam-like consistency.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool.

Prepare the crumble topping:

  1. In a bowl, mix flour, melted butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until well combined and crumbly.

Bake the muffins:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (218°C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, vanilla extract and melted butter.
  3. Stir in sugar until well combined.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking powder and baking soda and gently fold into the wet ingredients until just combined.
  5. Add the diced strawberries and white chocolate.
  6. Fill the muffin cups about 2/3 full with the batter.
  7. Pour a small amount of cooled strawberry jam onto each muffin, then sprinkle with crumble topping.
  8. Bake at 425°F for 13 minutes, then reduce oven temperature to 360°F (182°C) and continue baking for 14 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out own.
  9. Let the muffins cool in the pan for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Enjoy these Strawberry White Chocolate Muffins, where the sweetness of white chocolate and the freshness of strawberries come together in a delicious and comforting treat that is sure to please any palate!

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