Cherries and Cream Muffins

Kathie Carr

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@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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat 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.
2
Stir 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.
3
Fill 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