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Raspberry Almond Muffins

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Category: Breads, Quick Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 16 Regular muffins


The raspberry preserves and almond paste tucked inside these delicate
muffins make them a surprising treat.
About 5 ounces almond paste 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature
3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon
baking soda 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup plain
yogurt or buttermilk About 1/4 cup raspberry preserves Heat oven to 350 F.
Line muffin pans with foil baking cups. Cut almond paste into 16 pieces and
pat each piece into a round disk about 1 1/2 inches across.
In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy. Beat in sugar until pale and
fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then mix in baking powder, baking
soda, and almond extract.
With a rubber spatula fold in 1 cup of the flour, then the yogurt, and
lastly the remaining flour until well blended.
Spoon about 2 tablespoons of batter into each cup and smooth surface with
your fingers. Top with a level teaspoon of raspberry preserves, then with a
piece of almond paste. Top each muffin with another 2 tablespoons of
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until lightly browned. Turn out onto a rack and
let stand at least 10 minutes.

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