Blueberry Cream Muffins

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Serves: 6 jumbo
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Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c flour
3/4 c sugar
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 c plain or vanilla yogurt
6 Tbsp butter, melted (no substitutions)
1 large egg
1/2 tsp almond extract
2 Tbsp half and half, heavy cream, evaporated milk, or milk
FILLING:
8 oz neufchatel or cream cheese, room temp.
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/2 c powdered sugar
blueberry preserves (or jam of your choice)

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Teresa Jacobson Recipe
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Member Since Oct 2010
Teresa's notes for this recipe:
This recipe is an amalgamation of 3 different recipes. I took the things that I liked from each one and combined them to get this dreamy creamy muffin!
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Directions

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat muffin tin with nonstick spray or line with paper muffin cups.
2
In a bowl, combine softened cream cheese, almond extract and powdered sugar; set aside.
3
In a large bowl, whisk together yogurt, melted butter, egg, almond extract and half & half; set aside.
4
In a separate bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir dry ingredients into yogurt mixture just until moistened.
5
Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups filling half full.
6
Top each batter filled cup with about 1 T. of cream cheese mixture and 1 tsp of preserves; top with remaining batter.
7
Bake in preheated oven for about 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean and tops are golden.
8
Standard size muffins: about 20 minutes
mini loaf pan: about 35-40 minutes
standard loaf pan: 50-60 minutes
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user Shannon Kramer wannanoU2 - Jan 31, 2012
I love your recipes and photos! I am a HUGE blueberry fan and am always looking for something new, and in this recipe, I'm pretty sure I found it. I have to admit, when I opened up the picture, my reaction was honestly 'No way! What is that? Whoa! Wait....what? Wow'.
Thanks for sharing:)
user Teresa Jacobson foundmyzen - Feb 1, 2012
Awww thanks Shannon! I think you'll really like these. I use these to bribe my brother-in-law to do stuff for me! He LOVES these!
user Teresa Jacobson foundmyzen - Oct 9, 2012
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