Cherry Almond Muffins recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Cherry Almond Muffins

When cherries are in season, make muffins! The Cherry Almond Muffins are the perfect Spring and Summer treat to make!
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cherry Almond Muffins, muffins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of all purpose flowers
  • 4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of allspice
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 cup of granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup of milk room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons of almond extract
  • 1 cup of melted butter cooled
  • 2 cups of cherries pitted and chopped
  • vanilla frosting optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together dry ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, mix with a hand blender eggs and sugar. Add in milk, almond extract, and melted butter. Mix well.
  • Gently pour in dry ingredients to wet ingredients bowl, mix well, but do NOT OVER MIX.
  • Fold in cherries.
  • For jumbo muffins, grease muffin tins and divide evenly over 10-12 muffin tins.
  • For cupcake sized muffins, grease or add liners into cupcake tin. Divide evenly over 22-24 cupcake openings.
  • Bake at 425 for five minutes, then lower temperature to 350 degrees for 16-18 minutes for jumbo muffins and 13-14 minutes for cupcake sized muffins.
  • Remove from heat and allow muffins to cool.
  • Drizzle muffins with melted vanilla frosting if desired.