dried cherry muffins

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By Wallace Hale
from sikeston, MO

this is a recipe handed down from my mom.

serves 18 muffins
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dried cherry muffins

  • 1 c
    dried cherries, pitted
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 3/4 c
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 1 stick
    butter, unsalted, room temperture
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten

How To Make dried cherry muffins

  • 1
    mix the cherries and buttermilk to well combined in a small bowl, and put aside to soak for 30 minutes. Preheat you oven to 350 degrees f.
  • 2
    Generously butter 18 muffin cups. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. in another bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the eggs and mix very well.
  • 3
    Make a well in center of the dry ingredients, and spoon the cherries and buttermilk in it. Then add the butter-sugar mixture. Mix until well blended- but do not overmix.
  • 4
    Fill the cups two thirds full with the batter, and bake till a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 18 to 20 minutes. transfer muffins to wire rack to cool. serve
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