Peach Morning Muffins

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Peach Morning Muffins

Course: Breads, Breakfast, Snacks
Keyword: Peach Morning Muffins
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups finely chopped fresh South Carolina peaches
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar divided
  • 1 stick butter (1/2 cup) softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups flour divided
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ground pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Lightly grease 24 muffin cups.
  • Place peaches in a bowl and cover with 1/2 cup sugar.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Allow peaches to sit 1 hour.
  • Using an electric mixer, cream 1 stick butter and remaining 1 cup sugar until smooth and pale in color, about 3 minutes.
  • Add eggs, 1 at a time, and beat until fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, combine 3½ cups flour,baking powder and salt.
  • By hand, alternately fold in milk and flour mixture, being careful not to over mix.
  • Fold in peaches.
  • Spoon ¼ cup batter into each prepared muffin cup.
  • In a small bowl, combine remaining 1⁄2 cup flour, brown sugar, pecans and cinnamon.
  • Mix well.
  • Add 4 tablespoons cold butter.
  • Using your hands, mix until mixture resembles coarse crumb-like mixture.
  • Sprinkle 1 teaspoon crumb mixture over batter in each muffin cup.
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve warm with butter.

Notes

I just love muffins.  They are so easy to make and there are so many choices of fresh fruits to use in them.  These muffins are sure to please!  Try this amazing Peach Morning Muffins recipe and others like it in our South Carolina Hometown Cookbook!
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