1/1 Photo of Chocolate Cherry Streusel Muffin Tops
A favorite combo of flavors, these muffins resemble crumb cakes when made with streusel. The topping makes alot so you can use more for later or cut the topping in half. Update: I have made a few changes to make this even better!(Thanks Realtor!)
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- 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour (may sub 1/4 cup whole wheat flour)
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar (or use brown sugar)
- 1/2 cup sweet dried cherries, chopped (or sour dried cherries)
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
- 1/4 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder (or 3 tablespoons cocoa plus 1 tablespoon dark cocoa)
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup water
- 1Preheat oven to 350*F.
- 2For the batter:.
- 3In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cherries, chips (if using), cocoa, baking powder and salt. Mix in the softened butter; the mixture will be crumbly.
- 4Add eggs and water and mix until evenly moistened. Use a generous 1/4 cup of batter to fill the cups of the muffin pan.
- 5For the topping:.
- 6In a medium bowl, whisk together all of the dry ingredients and the extract. Using a fork or your fingers, cut in the butter to form crumbs.
- 7Top the entire surface of each muffin with a generous amount of crumbs.
- 8Bake the muffin tops for 16-23 minutes, until a cake tester inserted in the center of one comes out clean.
- 9Cool the tops for 5 minutes in the pan, and then transfer them to a rack to cool completely.
- 10Dust with additional glazing or confectioners' sugar if desired. Enjoy!
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Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Cherry Streusel Muffin Tops
Serving Size: 1 (144 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 507.5
- Calories from Fat 248
- Total Fat 27.6 g
- Saturated Fat 13.4 g
- Cholesterol 112.8 mg
- Sodium 373.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 59.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
- Sugars 27.2 g
- Protein 9.1 g
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