Cherry Muffins

Celebrate George Washington's Birthday by making these scrumptious cherry muffins!


1/3 cup melted butter
2 eggs
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup boiling water
1 cup dried cherries or dried blueberries
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 375°. Grease muffin tins.

In a small bowl, pour water over cherries. Set aside for 5 minutes. In another bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

To cherries and water, add honey, butter, eggs, lemon zest and vanilla. Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients. Pour cherry mixture into center and stir until just blended. Fill greased muffin tins 2/3 full. Bake 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

Yields: 12 muffins.

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