Very Cherry Muffins

Thawed frozen cherries make it easy to snack on these fruit-filled muffins any time of the year.


Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1⁄4 cup butter, melted
  • Sugar In The Raw®, for topping
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2⁄3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1⁄2 cup sour cream

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease and flour 15 muffin cups or line with cupcake liners.
  • In a bowl, add salt, baking powder, flour and sugar; mix. Add cherries and stir gently.
  • In another bowl, whisk the egg, almond extract, milk, sour cream and melted butter until blended.
  • Add into the dry mixture.
  • Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  • Sprinkle tops with raw sugar.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.