Strawberry Breakfast Muffins

The best moment of the day was when these strawberry breakfast muffins came out of the oven this morning. I had them hot with a cup of coffee. I should have just stopped right there. Stayed home. Had another muffin. Brewed another pot. Read another chapter. But alas, we must occasionally venture out of the house. And get rained on.

I decided to make these this morning because my grandmother brought me some very ripe, fresh Arkansas strawberries that needed to be eaten. You can make them with any fruit.

These muffins are a favorite at our house, frequently requested.  I also love to serve these muffins at a morning shower or brunch party.

Strawberry Breakfast Muffins

1 cup butter, melted

2 cups whole wheat flour

1 1/2 cups flour

2 tablespoons baking powder

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons vanilla

2/3 cup sugar

1 1/3 cup milk (i often use soy milk)

2 eggs

2 1/2 cups fruit

Combine flours, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. in separate bowl, mix butter, milk, sugar, eggs and vanilla. fold wet ingredients into dry. stir just until mixed. fold in fruit. fill muffin cups 2/3 full. bake 18-20 minutes at 400 degrees.

Makes 2 dozen.