Muffin Monday: Peaches, Strawberry and Cream

Welcome back to Muffin Monday! I picked up some Peaches and Strawberries at an obliging farm stand for today’s recipe. Enjoy!



  • 1 stick of BUTTER, softened
  • 1/2 cup of  SUGAR
  • 2 EGGS
  • 1 teaspoon VANILLA EXTRACT
  • 1/2 cup Creamy GOAT CHEESE


  • 1 1/2 cup PEACHES
  • 1 LEMON PEEL (zested)
  • 2 1/2 cups of FLOUR
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon BAKING SODA
  • Extra SUGAR for topping


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prep the  muffin cups by spraying with cooking oil.

2. Chop the Strawberries into quarter-inch pieces. Chop the Peaches into 1/2″ pieces. Zest the Lemon.

3. In a large bowl combine the softened Butter and Sugar. Add Eggs one at a time. Add Vanilla and Goat Cheese. Add the Strawberries, Peaches and Lemon Zest.

4. In a second bowl combine the Flour and Baking Powder.

5. Add the dry the ingredients to the wet and mix completely.

6. Divide the batter evenly into the 12 muffin cups. Top with a bit of extra sugar.

7. Bake for 35-40 minute until a tooth pick inserted into the center of one of the muffin comes out clean.  Let cool for 5 minute before  enjoying.



About ritalovestowrite

Freelance writer, graphic designer, musician, foodie and Jane Austen enthusiast in Northern Baltimore County, Maryland. As a writer I enjoy both fiction and non fiction (food, travel and local interest stories.) As an advocate for the ARTS, one of my biggest passions is helping young people find a voice in all the performing arts. To that end it has been my honor to give one-on-one lessons to elementary, middle and high school students in graphic design and music. And as JANE-O I currently serve as the regional coordinator for JASNA Maryland and am working on a Regency/Federal cooking project. View all posts by ritalovestowrite

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