Magnolia Cafe Dried Cherry Crumb Buns

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READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 16 buns
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325*.
  • Grease and flour 16 large muffin cups.
  • To make the buns; in a medium-size bowl, sift together the flour, the baking powder, the salt and the cinnamon; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, on the low speed of an electric mixer, cream the butter and the sugar till fluffy -- about 3 minutes.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in the vanilla extract.
  • Add the dry ingredients, alternately with the buttermilk, in three parts, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir the dried cherries into the batter (or whatever fruit you are using).
  • Spoon the batter into the muffin cups.
  • To prepare the topping:
  • In a medium-size bowl, mix the flour and the brown sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle the topping over the buns, being sure to keep crumbs wihin muffin cups, otherwise they are difficult to remove.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until lightly golden or until a cake tester inserted into center of bun comes out clean.
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