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Don't waste those jams and jellies in your fridge! Make muffins!
I needed a clever way to use up some Strawberry Preserves that were hanging out in my fridge. I came up with the idea of using them to make muffins. After searching the internet to see if I could use jams/jellies in muffin mix, I found a recipe, but I altered it a bit.

Posted by Thera Joyce from Chandler, Arizona, United States • Published See Thera Joyce's 44 projects »
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  • How to bake a strawberry muffin. Strawberry Preserves Muffins - Step 1
    Step 1

    Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

  • How to bake a strawberry muffin. Strawberry Preserves Muffins - Step 2
    Step 2

    In the first bowl, combine 1 3/4 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 2 teaspoons baking powder.

  • How to bake a strawberry muffin. Strawberry Preserves Muffins - Step 3
    Step 3

    In the second bowl, beat 2 eggs. Then add 1/4 cup butter, 3/4 cup Strawberry Preserves and 3/4 cup milk. Whisk them all together.

  • How to bake a strawberry muffin. Strawberry Preserves Muffins - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now add the ingredients from the first bowl, into the second bowl. Whisk them all together.

  • How to bake a strawberry muffin. Strawberry Preserves Muffins - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full of muffin mix. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.

  • How to bake a strawberry muffin. Strawberry Preserves Muffins - Step 6
    Step 6

    While the muffins are baking, make the frosting. Mix 1/3 cup strawberry preserves, 1 tablespoon butter (softened) and 2 cups powdered sugar together in a bowl.

  • How to bake a strawberry muffin. Strawberry Preserves Muffins - Step 7
    Step 7

    Once the muffins are cool, frost them.

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