Cherry Muffins with Crunchy Tops

Cherry Muffins with Crunchy Tops

Fresh cherries add colour and tangy flavour to these yummy muffins. Pack them along on summer road trips or picnics!

Makes 12 Muffins

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups (375 mL) all purpose flour
1/4 cup (60 mL) white sugar
1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) salt
1 egg
3 ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup (125 mL) melted butter
1 cup (250 mL) B.C. Brand cherries, pitted, chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) white sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) all purpose flour
1/2 tbsp (7.5 mL) butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Spray muffin tin with cooking oil spray.
  3. In bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt.
  4. In separate bowl, mix egg, bananas and melted butter until well blended.
  5. Carefully add dry ingredients to banana mixture, stirring just to combine. Lightly fold in cherries.
  6. Place approx 1/4 cup of mixture into each of 12 muffin cups.
  7. Sprinkle muffins with topping made by combining 2 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp flour and 1/2 tbsp butter.
  8. Bake for 22–24 minutes until golden.
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