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Strawberry Muffins strawberry graphic

1 1/2 cups chopped Florida strawberries
3/4 cup sugar
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour, unsifted
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Step One: Combine the strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar in a small bowl. Set aside for 1 hour.
Step Two: Drain and reserve liquid and strawberries separately. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Combine flour, baking soda, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
Step Three: Mix the eggs, butter, vanilla extract and 1/4 cup sugar and liquid from strawberries in a medium bowl. Add flour mixture. Stir until combined. Fold in reserved strawberries. Spoon into 12 greased muffin pans. Bake for approximately 20 minutes. Serve warm. Yield: 12 muffins