Geneva's Sweet Cherry Muffins

Alexander's Inn

529 E Palace Avenue , Santa Fe, NM 87501 USA


  • 1/2 cup Butter (at room temp.)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Salt
  • 2 1/2 cups Chopped sweet cherries (frozen)
  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Vanilla (or plain) yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 12 muffin cups, including area between cups. In a medium size bowl, beat butter until creamy. Beat in sugar until pale and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add the vanilla, baking powder and salt. Then add the cherries. Mix in the flour, alternating with the yogurt, until completely mixed.
  2. In a small bowl mix together brown sugar, almonds and nutmeg. Scoop batter into muffin tins, filling half way. Sprinkle on almond mixture. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool 30 minutes before removing from pan.
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Geneva's Sweet Cherry Muffins