Cherries and Cream Muffins

Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

I got this recipe from my sister who makes really good muffins. Its special because of the sugary topping and the delicious cherries.

Thanks Becky!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
frozen, unsweetened tart cherries, well drained, thawed, and divided
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
milk, divided
sugar for topping

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 12 muffin cups or use paper liners to prepare pan.

In a large bowl beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and flavorings. Mix well. Add half of the well drained cherries and set this mixture aside.
2Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add half of flour mixture to butter mixture and fold in with a spatula. Next add half of milk. Blend in. Then add remaining flour mixture, just blend a bit, and add remaining milk. Fold in remaining cherries.
3Fill muffin cups 2/3 full. Sprinkle with sugar, using a generous amount on each muffin.

Bake for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins