Good mornin’, good moooornin’! It’s great to stay up late, good mornin’, good mornin’ to you! Sorry. Hope you don’t mind if I hit you with a little Debbie Reynolds this morning! A personal favorite of mine…Anyway, I’m particularly excited about these muffins- they’re the perfect way to wake up in the morning! They’re cheery, colorful and full of tons of juicy, delicious fruit – who wouldn’t want to have one of these first thing in the morning?! I got the idea for these from my favorite kind of yogurt – Yoplait makes a strawberry-orange-banana yogurt called “Strawberry Orange Sunrise” and it’s super delicious! I thought it would be fun to create a muffin based on these flavors, and while I’m at it, go ahead and add in a little fresh peach (YUM!). So I got in the kitchen with my Michael Jackson blaring (yes, there was indeed some booty-shaking involved…not gonna lie) and whipped these little babies up. They’re moist, fruity and just perfect with a cup of hot coffee bright and early in the morning! Enjoy!

Strawberry Orange Sunrise Muffins

2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 stick butter, melted and cooled
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 ripe bananas
1 1/2 cups strawberries, hulled and chopped
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1 medium-sized peach, peeled and chopped

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a small bowl, mash the bananas. Add the strawberries, orange juice and peach. Set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
In a separate bowl, mix together the sugar, cooled butter, eggs and vanilla extract.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix just until combined (you’ll have a very thick batter). Gently stir in the fruit mixture. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Makes about 18 muffins.

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  1. They look like such lovely and happy muffins! What a great way to wake up. Yum!

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    Comment by Lindsey @ Hot Polka Dot — August 17, 2010 @ 12:51 PM

  2. Oh my, what beautiful muffins and they sound so refreshing! I am bookmarking this recipe. We love fruity muffins!

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    Comment by Jane @ Sweet Basil Kitchen — August 17, 2010 @ 2:39 PM

  3. YUM! These look delicious!

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    Comment by Jennifer — August 17, 2010 @ 3:54 PM

  4. Looks like I just found a muffin to add to my “Back-to-School” breakfast list!

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    Comment by Heidi's Recipes — August 17, 2010 @ 6:46 PM

  5. LOL, that’s totally my favorite yogurt too! These muffins look scrumptious! I’m picturing a mimosa (or two) on the side. Thanks for sharing! :)

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    Comment by themilkmanswife — August 17, 2010 @ 7:52 PM

  6. omg.. i love your site.. its so pretty. these muffins look delicious.. i love the idea!!!
    great job!

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    Comment by Honey — August 17, 2010 @ 10:21 PM

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