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An almond cherry muffin with cherries around it and 2 other muffins in the background
Almond Cherry Muffins
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Almond Cherry Muffins, a delightful recipe using seasonal juicy cherries. The subtle almond flavour is definitely a winner here, and these fluffy muffins make the perfect choice for any picnic, snack, or even breakfast on the go.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: cherry desserts
Servings: 6 muffins
Calories: 216 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 20 g butter, soften
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cherries
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius (390 Fahreneheit).

  2. In a large bowl, sift the self-raising flour, add the almond flour and baking powder.

  3. Separately, beat together the soften butter with sugar until creamy, then add the egg, and mix well.

  4. Pour in the milk and almond extract, and mix again.

  5. Combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients, add in the chopped cherries, and mix to get a batter.

  6. Grease and flour a 6-hole muffin tray, and divide the batter evenly.

  7. You can top with more chopped cherries if you wish.

  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden, firm to touch and well risen.

  9. Leave to cool, then use a sharp knife to run around the edges to loosen up the muffins, they should come out easily.

Recipe Notes
  • If you'd like to see the measurements in CUPS and OUNCES, please click on the US CUSTOMARY link.
  • The amount of ingredients can be adjusted according to the number of servings you need, please click on the number of servings to change it.
Nutrition Facts
Almond Cherry Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 44mg2%
Potassium 167mg5%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 155IU3%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.