Fresh Cherry Pecan Muffins

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Fresh Cherry Pecan Muffins

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.

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About Fresh Cherry Pecan Muffins

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



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