Cherry Almond Muffins
If you’re looking for a delightful treat that combines the sweetness of cherries with the nutty goodness of almonds, our Cherry Almond Muffins are just what you need. These fluffy, flavorful muffins are perfect for breakfast or as a snack with your afternoon tea.
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped almonds
- 1 cup fresh or frozen cherries, pitted and halved
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp almond extract
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, chopped almonds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted butter, milk, eggs, and almond extract.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
- Gently fold in the cherries.
- Spoon the batter into the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
- Allow the muffins to cool in the pan for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins
These Cherry Almond Muffins are a delightful combination of sweet cherries and crunchy almonds. They are perfect for breakfast or as a snack, and they pair wonderfully with a hot cup of coffee or tea. The recipe yields 12 muffins, making it great for sharing with friends and family.
Nutritional Information (per muffin): Calories 210 | Fat 9g | Carbohydrates 27g | Protein 4g | Fiber 1g
These Cherry Almond Muffins are a true crowd-pleaser. Their moist, tender crumb and bursts of cherry sweetness combined with the nutty flavor of almonds make them a delightful treat. Whether you enjoy them for breakfast or as an afternoon indulgence, they are sure to satisfy your cravings. Try baking a batch today and share the joy of these delicious muffins with your loved ones!