Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1/3 vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh Stemilt cherries, pitted and chopped

Start your day off right with delicious cherry muffins. These easy-to-make muffins are rich in antioxidants and will surely be a hit at any brunch.

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  • Yield
    12 servings
  • Prep time
  • Cook time
  • Total time
  • Cuisine
    American
  • In Category
    Breakfast, Snacks
  • Level
    Moderate

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Use a vegetable peeler to remove the zest from the lemon in long strips.
  3. Combine the zest and sugar in a food processor, pulse until the zest is very finely chopped into the sugar.
  4. Add buttermilk, oil, egg and vanilla and pulse until well blended.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. A
  6. dd the buttermilk mixture and fold until almost blended.
  7. Gently fold in the cherries. Divide the batter among the muffin cups.
  8. Bake until golden brown; about 20-25 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 191
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Carbohydrate Content: 29 g
  • Fat Content: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 19 mg
  • Sodium Content: 245 mg
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Sugar Content: 12 g