Cheery cherry muffins

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Flour
⅓ cup Sugar
⅓ cup Maraschino cherries, quartered
1 tablespoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt, optional
¾ cup Buttermilk
¼ cup Vegetable oil
4 tablespoons Cherry juice
1 Egg, beaten
1 teaspoon Almond extract
4 tablespoons Almonds, finely chopped
3 tablespoons Sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease muffin cups.

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cherries, baking powder and salt.

3. In a separate bowl, mix milk, oil, cherry juice, egg, and almond extract.

4. Make a well in the dry ingredients and stir in liquid just to moisten.

5. Fill muffin cups ⅔ full.

6. Combine almonds and remaining sugar; sprinkle over batter.

7. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes.

8. Cool 10 minutes before removing from muffin cups.

9. Makes 12 muffins

Recipe by: Nothin' but Muffins Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #661 by Diana Stephens <mdstephe@...> on Jul 8, 1997

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