Cherries and Rum Muffins

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Cherries and Rum Muffins

Production: 12 – Serving
Preparation: 10 Minutes
Cooking: 35 Minutes

Another great breakfast muffin. Rum and cherry flavors are a great match as we can taste in those original little cakes. Do not be surprised by the “special” smell when cooking, it is cause by the rum. Once cooked, this muffin is really delicious.

Cherries and Rum Muffins

Ingredients:
Flour (whole wheat ) – [2 cups]  (500 ml.)
Baking Powder – [3 teaspoons]  (15 ml.)
Salt – [1 teaspoon]  (5 ml.)
Brown Sugar – [2/3 cup]  (170 ml.)
Vegetable Oil  – [1/2 cup]  (125 ml.)
Eggs (large) – [3]
Lime (zest) – [1]
Dark brown rum – [1/2 cup]  (125 ml.)
Vanilla extract – [1 teaspoon]  (5 ml.)
Dried Cherries – [1 cup]  (250 ml.)

Steps:
1- Preheat the oven to 400F (200C).
2- In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
3- In a second bowl beat together sugar, eggs, oil, vanilla, lime zest and rum.
4- Add the wet ingredients to dry ingredients, stirring gently.
5- Stir in the cherries.
6- Pour into large muffin tins.
7-  Bake for about 30 minutes.