Raspberry Cream Muffins Recipe
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Raspberry Cream Muffins Recipe

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"It took me a couple of batches to perfect these muffins," writes Stephanie Moon, of Boise, Idaho, "but my family thinks this version is the best! And since they always gobble them up fast, I have to agree." TIP: Gently stir the raspberries into the batter, so they don't break apart.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup finely chopped vanilla or white chips
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 299 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 266mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein


  1. In a small bowl, toss raspberries with 1/4 cup sugar; set aside. In a large bowl, cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with cream, just until moistened. Stir in chips and reserved raspberries.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Combine brown sugar and remaining sugar; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 375° for 25-30 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: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Raspberry Cream Muffins in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p63

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2016

"Moist, tasty, and well-received when I brought them for breakfast with a group of women. I also used heavy whipping cream instead of half-and-half since that was what I had on hand. As also noted by HOGWriter, some of the muffins split when I was releasing them from the pan - although I experienced this both with & without the paper muffin liners, especially for muffins that "overflowed" either berries or the sugar streusel topping."

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2015

"Grood recipe. I added 1tsp almond extract and 1/2 cup toasted & chopped almonds. I also added 1/4 cup of the almonds with the brown sugar for a crunchier strussel. My berries were whole, frozen so I added 1this flour along with the sugar. Really great muffins that withstand changes."

Reviewed Sep. 11, 2014

"Wowie Wowie Wowie! Are these ever delicious muffins! I followed recipe exactly except I sprinkled Sugar in the Raw on top instead of brown sugar. I used my Ninja to chop up the white chips very fine. Excellent muffins!!!! Thanks for the delicious recipe and I am making these again real soon. Love!"

Reviewed Jan. 21, 2013

"These are so moist and taste wonderful. I will definitely make these again."

Reviewed Dec. 11, 2012 Edited Nov. 6, 2015

"This recipe is fabulous!

I used up my half n half and didnt quite have enough so I made up the difference with heavy whipping cream and then I didnt have raspberries so I finely chopped cranberries and WOW, they are so.... Good!"

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