BLACKBERRY CREAM CHEESE MUFFINS WITH A SWEET BERRY DRIZZLE

 

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Ingredients

  • 10 oz fresh blackberries
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 stick softened butter
  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 Cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 Cup heavy cream
  • Heaping 1/4 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place blackberries and sugar in a large bowl. Stir to combine so that berries are coated in sugar. Set aside.
  • In a stand or electric mixer cream the butter, cream cheese, sugar and orange zest until well combined. Slowly beat in the eggs and vanilla until combined.
  • Place the flour, wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large bowl. With mixer on low, add half the flour, then half cream, then remaining flour, then remaining cream until just combined.
  • Fill 6 extra large muffins tins or 24 regular size tins with muffin batter, about ¾ full, that has been greased or sprayed with cooking spray. Press 3-4 berries into tops of each unbaked muffin, Reserve any berry juice in bowl for drizzle. Bake for 23-28 minutes or until golden brown on top and cooked through. Remove and let cool.
  • In the same bowl as berries were in, place powdered sugar and milk. Whisk until smooth and drizzling consistency; should be a light pink color from the berry juice. Drizzle over top muffins and enjoy!

Notes

Categories: Cake  Dessert 

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