Mouth-watering strawberry and rhubarb muffins

May 11, 2023
Freshly baked strawberry and rhubarb muffins, straight from the oven! Source: Getty Images

These are a delicious snack for the whole family to enjoy! Have them at home or take them to your next social gathering; they make a great snack to grab and go. They are also low-fat and perfect for anyone managing diabetes.

Makes 12.


  • 125g Fresh strawberries, thinly sliced
  • 450g Wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 100g Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 60g Dairy-free spread (low fat, we used Nuttelex)
  • 180ml low-fat soy milk
  • 2 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 250g Rhubarb, finely chopped
  • 60g Apple sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan-forced. Grease 12-hole 1/3 cup muffin pan.
  2. Thinly slice the strawberries and reserve 12 slices.
  3. Combine flour, sugar and cinnamon in large bowl.
  4. Add essence, spread, milk and lightly beaten eggs; mix to combine then gently stir in remaining sliced strawberries, finely chopped rhubarb and apple sauce.
  5. Divide mixture among pan holes; top each with a reserved strawberry slice.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

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