Back to Cranberry Almond Muffins

Print Options

 
 
 

Card Sizes

 
 
 
 Print
Cranberry Almond Muffins Recipe

Cranberry Almond Muffins Recipe

My youngest daughter, Elaine, made these wonderful muffins for breakfast when my husband and I were visiting her in Virginia. We just loved them, so now we enjoy them at our home. —Janice Pletscher, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds, divided
  • 1/2 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, combine the eggs, sour cream, butter and extract; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in 1/2 cup almonds.
  • 2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups half full; drop 1 tablespoon cranberry sauce into the center of each muffin. Cover with enough batter to fill cups three-fourths full; sprinkle with remaining almonds.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 8 muffins.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 310 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

Reviews for Cranberry Almond Muffins

Sort By :
MY REVIEW
bjwhite User ID: 1163984 79779
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2012

"This is a wonderful recipe-- I make these when I want a very special muffin for teas, brunches, etc. The only change I make is I add 1/2 c. milk as the dough is very thick otherwise. Also, I put a light powdered sugar glaze w/ almond extract on just after baking. Delicious!!!"

MY REVIEW
Cornwall User ID: 1529365 78002
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2012

"These are not only pretty but delicious. All my favorite flavors. I doubled the recipe."

MY REVIEW
tbeachrocks User ID: 6452607 154182
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"So simple, quick, and tastes amazing!"

MY REVIEW
bake1985 User ID: 4963552 79778
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2010

"these are absolutly mouth wateringly good! if you dont believe me make them your slef and find out!"

Loading Image