Strawberry Maple Muffins
2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg, slightly beaten
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons strawberry jam, or 1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped
6 or 7 small, sliced strawberries for the tops
Preheat oven to 350°F
Combine the dry ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl.
Make a small bowl in the top of the dry ingredients for the egg, milk, maple syrup, and oil.
Mix until the dry ingredients are moistened.
Stir in jam, or strawberries.
Fill greased muffin cups 3/4 full with the batter.
Top with sliced strawberries arranged to suggest a maple leaf.
Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes, or until the tops are just beginning to brown.
Allow to cool for a few minutes before removing from the pan.
Recipe modified from The Best Ever Muffins at Allrecipes.com makes one dozen muffins.
Enjoy while listening to the strains of O Canada,
watching episodes of Dudley Do-Right,
or review facts about Canada and Canada Day at Kidzworld.com, Par-T-Perfect, or OurKids.net.
Happy Canada Day!