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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Comments:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugar. Beat until light and lemon colored. Beat in the eggs.
2
Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the butter mixture beginning with the butter milk and ending with the regular milk.
3
Stir in the cherry halves, pecans and and almond extract.
4
Bake 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