Cherry Muffins

I remember eating cherries in cakes when I was young so a nostalgic throwback recipe was perfect on a very wet, cold and windy day in Cambridge. Simple and sweet, nice with a cup of tea.

What You Need:

500g self raising flour, 4 eggs, 150g butter, 230g caster sugar, 2 tsp baking powder, 1 rind of orange, 2 drops of almond essence, 100g glace cherries, 250ml milk. (Makes 12 muffins)

Preheat the oven to 200c.

Take a small bowl and melt the butter. Now add to the melted butter the eggs, milk and almond extract. Whisk until light and frothy. In a separate mixing bowl add the rest of the ingredients, including the cherries roughly chopped. Mix together the dry ingredients and then make a well in the centre and add the butter batter. Beat vigourously trapping the air for 5mins. Spoon the mixture into cases and bake for 20-30mins. Cool and the eat!

Tea Time.


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13 responses to “Cherry Muffins

  1. Your muffins look so good. Beautifully puffed.

  2. Melissa

    Cherry muffins!! Oh my!! I might have to try this… they sound delish! 🙂

  3. Thx for dropping by – – – must say I love your baking blog 🙂

  4. Delicious! And I love your professional-looking blog.

  5. meggiemaeaprons

    You have a great looking blog and I can’t wait to try some of these terrific looking baked goods! I’ll definitely add you to my blog roll. If your looking for an apron,

  6. delightfullysweet

    These muffins look wonderful.
    Cherries are the best!

  7. Prefect looking muffins!

  8. scribblegurl

    NICE! I love me some fruity muffins!

  9. Greg

    I just made them 11 muffins in total._Yummy_ About 55min lovely, the two drops Almond Essence Oops. Almond taste OK, yeah Almond Mmmm!!>>

  10. lou

    hi can these muffins be done without the almond essense and the rind of an orange? either taken out of the recipe or substituted for something else?
    I want a recipe for a cherry muffin that tastes of cherries not almonds or oranges! can i maybe use vanilla extract in the same quantity in place of the almond extract? then just remove the orange rind altogether? would that work?

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