cherries and cream muffins

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

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!

★★★★★ 2
serves 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For cherries and cream muffins

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 2 lg
    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
  • 1/2 c
    milk, divided
  • sugar for topping

How To Make cherries and cream muffins

  • 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.

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