Fresh Cherry Pecan Muffins

Leah Stacey

By
@CookingMaven

These are really good! The juices from the fresh Cherries gives this muffin a nice flavor and the pecans give it a nice crunchy texture.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
makes 12-16 large muffins
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 Tbsp
baking powder
3 Tbsp
buttermilk
1/4 c
milk
1 3/4 c
fresh cherries, halved and pitted
3/4 c
chopped pecans
2 tsp
almond extract

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugar. Beat until light and lemon colored. Beat in the eggs.
2Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the butter mixture beginning with the butter milk and ending with the regular milk.
3Stir in the cherry halves, pecans and and almond extract.
4Bake in muffin tins at 375 for 15-20 minutes.
* If making mini loaves adjust the time accordingly, about 25-30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Muffins
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern