Almond-Peach Muffins (recipe)


Almond-Peach Muffins

I first made these muffins late last year as the dessert portion of a Shabbat menu. Light, moist, and not too sweet they would make a perfect complement to an afternoon tea :) The recipe is also very forgiving in terms of composition. Feel free to vary the type of nuts and fruits used, you’ll notice that in the below pics I used walnuts. I’ve done so with no problems :) Something I also like to do is to include the juices from tinned fruits into the batter :)

Thanks to everyone for your comments and emails. I know that my updates have been infrequent over the past few months. I’m still learning how to juggle all of my commitments… unfortunately because of my ‘distractions’ I now have a backlog of comments and emails to respond to (over 200! :shock: ) Bear with me as I do intend to get around to replying to everyone :)

Almond-Peach Muffins

SERVINGS: 12
SOURCE: The Good Home Cookbook: More Than 1000 Classic American Recipes

INGREDIENTS:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1 1/4 cups chopped fresh or canned peaches
1/2 cup chopped almonds

METHOD:

1. Preheat the oven to 375F
2. Grease and flour a 12-cup muffin pan or line the pan with paper baking cups
3. Sift the flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda into a medium bowl. Set aside

4. Beat together the eggs, oil, vanilla extract and almond extract in a small bowl

5. Pour into the flour mixture and stir just until moistened
6. Fold in the peaches and almonds

7. Fill the muffin cups 3/4 full with the batter
8. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown
9. Cool for 10 minutes, remove from the pan, and cool briefly on wire racks

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  • http://www.aidanbrooks.blogspot.com/ Trig

    Nice to see you back, Sarina. Been missing you!

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    Nice to see you back, Sarina. Been missing you!

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    Triggy! Thanks :):) Yup I’m back! for reals this time :D :lol: Are you still in Portugal? I am so behind on everyone’s blogs :(

  • http://www.TriniGourmet.com Sarina

    Triggy! Thanks :):) Yup I’m back! for reals this time :D :lol: Are you still in Portugal? I am so behind on everyone’s blogs :(

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    Yuh posting again! Yay.

  • http://chennette.net Chennette

    Yuh posting again! Yay.

  • Melanie

    These peach muffins look delish–I’m thinking pears and ginger would make a lovely combination as well–

  • Melanie

    These peach muffins look delish–I’m thinking pears and ginger would make a lovely combination as well–

  • http://www.TriniGourmet.com Sarina

    Chennette – yup!! :) I got tired of feeling guilty lol :D

    Melanie – that DOES sound good :D Give it a try! :D

  • http://www.TriniGourmet.com Sarina

    Chennette – yup!! :) I got tired of feeling guilty lol :D

    Melanie – that DOES sound good :D Give it a try! :D

  • http://www.TriniGourmet.com Sarina

    Chennette – yup!! :) I got tired of feeling guilty lol :D

    Melanie – that DOES sound good :D Give it a try! :D

  • ANT

    What a nice surprise!!!!!!

    Sounds like NICE distractions!!!

    -Ant
    VIRGINIA, USA

  • ANT

    What a nice surprise!!!!!!

    Sounds like NICE distractions!!!

    -Ant
    VIRGINIA, USA

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