Washington House Inn Cherry Muffins

Recipe by Michelle S.
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READY IN: 45mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (1 lb) can tart pie cherries or 1 lb frozen tart pie cherries (if frozen, partially thawed)
  • 2
    teaspoons almond extract, divided
  • 2 12
    cups flour
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon baking powder
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    cup milk
  • 1
    teaspoon nutmeg
  • 12
    cup butter, melted
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1
    cup chopped walnuts
  • sugar, for sprinkling
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put cherries (juice and all) in a bowl.
  • Add 1 t almond extract.
  • Let stand 12- 24 hours in refrigerator.
  • Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg together.
  • Add cherries (well thawed by now), and mix well to coat the fruit.
  • Beat eggs in a small bowl.
  • Add milk, butter, and additional 1 t almond extract to the rest.
  • Stir until blended.
  • Add nuts.
  • Fill paper lined muffin tins 2/3 full.
  • Sprinkle tops lightly with sugar.
  • bake at 400 degrees for 22- 25 minutes.
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