jam & cream cheese muffins

★★★☆☆ 7 Reviews
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By Karla Everett
from Greenacres, WA

These muffins are sooo goood. I love using Strawberry or Peach jam. You can use any flavor of jam that you desire. Adapted from taste of home muffins and cupcake magazine.

serves 12 muffins
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For jam & cream cheese muffins

  • MUFFIN INGREDIENTS :
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar ; packed
  • 1/3 c
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • FILLING INGREDIENTS :
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/3 c
    jam flavor of your choosing ; stirred smooth
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How To Make jam & cream cheese muffins

  • 1
    Preheat oven @ 375°
  • 2
    In a mixing bowl , beat the cream cheese , powdered sugar and extract until smooth ; set aside.
  • 3
    In a large bowl , combine the flour , baking powder and salt
  • 4
    In another small mixing bowl , beat the egg , milk , brown sugar , butter and extract .
  • 5
    Stir in the dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 6
    Spoon 1/2 of the batter into greased muffin cups.
  • 7
    Top each with 1 TBS. cream cheese mixture and 1 Teas. of the jam.
  • 8
    Top with the remaining batter.
  • 9
    Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean and the tops are golden brown.
  • 10
    Cool for 5 minutes in the pans and then remove onto a wire rack.
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