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Strawberry Lemon Swirl Muffins

Gluten and dairy free Strawberry Lemon Swirl Muffins are a great addition to the family breakfast. The lemon batter is sprinkled with fresh strawberries and then swirled with even more strawberry goodness on top.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Diet Dairy Free, Gluten Free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 271kcal
Author Lauren
Cost $8.15 / $.068 PER MUFFIN


  • cups Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 large Eggs at room temperature lightly beaten
  • ½ cup Coconut Oil melted
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cups fresh strawberries diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Zest
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice divided
  • cup Organic Fruit Only Strawberry Preserves


  • PREPARE: Preheat the oven to 425 ̊F with a rack in the middle. Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray or lightly coat with oil.
  • COMBINE DRY INGREDIENTS: In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • COMBINE THE WET INGREDIENTS: In a separate, medium bowl or mixer, beat together the sugar, zest,1 tablspoon of lemon juice, eggs, oil, milk and vanilla until smooth.
  • MIX ALL BATTER INGREDIENTS: With the mixer on low speed, add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture and stir until just combined. Using a spatula, fold fresh strawberries into the batter. Spoon the batter into each prepared muffin pan cup until three quarters full.
  • MAKE THE SWIRLED TOPS: In a small bowl, combine Preserves and remaining 1lemon juice. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of the strawberry preserve mixture into each muffin batter center, using a fork or toothpick, swirl the mixture into the lemon batter.
  • BAKE AND SERVE: Bake at 425˚until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 16 to 18 minutes. Let cool on a rack before serving.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 96mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g