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Cherry and Almond Muffins


I found some British cherries at the supermarket yesterday (quite an achievement - see here!) and with a half opened container of Greek yogurt and a half opened packet of ground almonds, I set about making these Cherry and Almond Muffins.

Ingredients:
200g Plain Flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
100g Ground Almonds
150g Golden Caster Sugar
1 egg, beaten
125g Melted Butter
175ml Greek Yogurt
200g Cherries, pitted and halved
1 over ripe Banana.

Method:
Step 1: Preheat oven to 180c
Step 2: Line 12 hole muffing tin
Step 3: Sieve together dry ingredients
Step 4: Mix together sugar, butter, egg and yogurt and tip into dry ingredients
Step 5 Add cherries and mashed banana and stir briefly - do not over mix
Step 6: Place in oven for approx 25 minutes.

Comments

  1. You can never have too many muffins :)
    Cherry and almond are a perfect flavour combo. I love how you used fresh cherries. They look fab.

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  2. Beth what a great combo of flavours. Your muffins look perfect! Looking forward to seeing your Blackberry muffins ;o)

    Maria
    x

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  3. I like muffins or any baked good that does not involve a gob of over sweet frosting, these sound delish!

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  4. How sad that British cherries are in such decline, I'm glad you're doing your bit to help. Your muffins sound fab, minus the banana of course. :-)

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  5. Wow, those look so pretty! I'd love some of your cherry muffins for breakfast!

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  6. Beth what great flavours and brilliant looking muffins :)

    Rosie x

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  7. Me again Beth - just added you to my own blogroll on my site. I mistakenly thought I had added you before now -sorry!

    Rosie x

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  8. Thanks Rosie - I have added you to mine too.

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  9. These sound terrific. I love cherries and I'm pretty much a muffin maniac!

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  10. Mmmm.... muffins. :) I never get tired of seeing muffin recipes.

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  11. These look and sound delicious.

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