Berry Jar Muffins

Enjoy a trendy, eye-catching treat with these berry jar muffins. Made with Enjoy Life Foods' Baking Mixes, this recipe is...

Enjoy a trendy, eye-catching treat with these berry jar muffins. Made with Enjoy Life Foods' Baking Mixes, this recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and nut-free!

Notes

*Alternative to dried strawberry bits: quarter 1 pint of strawberries, sprinkle with 2 T. of sugar and pour onto a foil lined baking sheet. Roast at 400° for 15-20 minutes until some of the liquid has leeched out. Separate strawberries from the liquid. Use the liquid as part of the water measurement and then fold the roasted strawberries in with the lemon zest. Continue with recipe per instructions.

Ingredients

  • box Enjoy Life Foods Muffin Mix
  • 1/2  Cup  dried strawberry bits*
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 1  Cup  chopped strawberries
  • 1/3  Cup  favorite berry jam

Directions

1.Prepare muffins according to package of Enjoy Life Foods Muffin Mix.
2.Fold in the dried strawberry bits and the lemon zest.
3.Portion into 8-1 cup mason jars and bake for 20-25 minutes until cooked through.
4.While muffins are baking, mix together the chopped strawberries and the berry jam. When ready to eat muffins spoon this jam mixture equally over the top and enjoy with a spoon

Berry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Berry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.