Cherry Oatmeal Muffins

 In Breakfast, Recipes


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup frozen tart cherries, chopped
  • Granulated sugar


  1. Put oats, flour, brown sugar, baking powder and nutmeg in a large mixing bowl.  Mix well.
  2. Combine buttermilk, egg, oil and almond extract in a small bowl.  Pour buttermilk mixture into oats mixture; stir just to moisten ingredients.
  3. Quickly stir in cherries (it is not necessary to thaw cherries before chopping and adding to batter).
  4. Spray muffin pan with non-stick spray.  Fill muffin cups two-thirds full.  Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  5. Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes 12 muffins.