Cherry Almond Muffins

Cherry Almond Muffins
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    18
    muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 1 container (11 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Almond Cooking Milk
  • 1 cup dried cherries, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Paper-line or grease 18 muffin cups.

COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Whisk egg in medium bowl until frothy and light yellow in color. Add sugar; whisk until well blended. Slowly whisk in butter. Add almond milk, almond extract, vanilla extract and lemon zest; mix well.

SLOWLY FOLD the milk mixture and cherries into the flour mixture, stirring just until moistened. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling 3/4 full. Top each with 4 to 5 almond slices.

BAKE for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool. Serve warm. Store in airtight container.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 6g 8%
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 200mg 9%
  • Carbohydrates 29g 11%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 6%
  • Sugars 17g
  • Protein 2g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.