Cherry Amaretto Muffins

chris elizondo


Another of my original baking recipes (bet u could tell because it contains spirits :P) This is the most requested muffin in my house. There are just so many layers of flavor to them! You can make these as regular or gourmet size -either way they are delicious. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 2 votes

12 regular muffins
5 Min
20 Min


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  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    dried cherries, snipped
  • 1 large
  • 3 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 c
    skim milk
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp
    amaretto liquer

How to Make Cherry Amaretto Muffins


  1. While preheating oven to 400 degrees, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in brown sugar and dried cherries.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat egg lightly and then beat in milk, oil, vanilla extract, amaretto and applesauce. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in egg mix, stirring to just mix. Bake for 20 mins.

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About Cherry Amaretto Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins
Hashtags: #muffin, #cherry, #amaretto

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No need to spend tons of money at those gourmet coffee shops on a muffin when you can easily create delicious muffins at home.