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True strawberry season is very short (especially this year with local berries!) so I try to bake with them as much as possible! I like going the muffin route because it’s portable, tasty, and my kids love them. I also have zero guilt because they aren’t super sugary and are actually pretty darn healthy! This is a seriously great strawberry muffins recipe to have on hand.

Whole Wheat and Oat Buttermilk Strawberry Muffins




Yield 12 muffins


  • 2 cups of strawberries, diced
  • 1 cup of old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup of either brown sugar, or a sugar replacement
  • 8 TBSP butter or butter replacement
  • 3/4 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt, I use kosher salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In your stand mixer or just a large mixing bowl, add in all of your dry ingredients (flour, oats, sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda). Stir to combine.
  3. Mix in the butter until it it’s evenly distributed through the dry ingredients.
  4. Into the bowl, add all of your wet ingredients (buttermilk, vanilla, berries). Mix until combined and everything is moistened.
  5. Evenly distribute batter into a 12-tin muffin pan that’s been sprayed with cooking spray or lined with muffin paper liners.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, just depends on your oven.
  7. Let cool for about 10 minutes and then enjoy with butter!

Try this recipe out and let me know how it turns out for you!

posted on June 15th 2012 at 1:16PM CDT

Um, yeah, I’m going to make these RIGHT NOW. Although I need to Google the cheat for buttermilk – I think you just add vinegar to regular milk? Whatever, I’ll figure it out because these NEED to be in my face.

posted on June 15th 2012 at 1:19PM CDT

Vinegar or lemon juice I think? If you use a sugar replacement and something like I can’t believe it’s not butter light (which is what I did for a batch for me) it’s super low cal / low WW pts and such.

Amanda Jillian
posted on June 15th 2012 at 4:15PM CDT

Looks very yummy

posted on June 18th 2012 at 7:40PM CDT


posted on June 18th 2012 at 11:21PM CDT

Oh my god! I shouldn’t have viewed this post before my breakfast, it’s the most delicious thing I’ve seen this week… Now I just can’t eat my plain cereal, I want that strawberry-wonder! NOW! :)

posted on December 29th 2012 at 10:26AM CST

Are there supposed to be eggs in these muffins?

posted on December 29th 2012 at 11:08AM CST

There are no eggs in this recipe.

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