Filed Under: Under 20 Mins

Peaches and Cream Muffins

April 8th, 2012

<i>Recipe and image by the California Cling Peach Board</i>
Servings
36
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Ingredients
  • Muffin Topping
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds, finely chopped
  • Muffin Batter
  • 1 can California Cling Peaches 1 can (in light syrup, drained)
  • 5 pounds dry muffin mix
  • 6 cups water
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Cream Cheese Filling
  • 2 pounds cream cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/3 Cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
Directions
  1. Preparation

  2. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C)

  3. Prepare muffin topping by combining sugar, cinnamon and almonds in a small bowl. Set aside.

  4. Puree 3 cups (750mL) of the California Cling Peach slices and set aside. Dice remaining California Cling Peach slices and set aside.

  5. Prepare muffin batter according to package directions, using water instead of milk. Add eggs, vegetable oil, sugar and pureed peaches. Fold in diced peaches. Set aside.

  6. To prepare filling, beat cream cheese until soft. Add eggs, sugar, almond extract, salt and lemon juice. Beat until completely smooth and set aside.

  7. Assembly

  8. In paper-lined muffin pans, place one scoop of muffin batter into the bottom of each muffin mold.

  9. Use a pastry bag to squeeze 2tsp (10mL) of the cream cheese mixture into the centre of each muffin. Cover cream cheese mixture with a second scoop of batter.

  10. Sprinkle each muffin with topping mixture and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven, allow to cool and serve.

Peaches and Cream Muffins

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