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Tart Cherry Crumb Muffins

Course Breakfast
Keyword Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 Dozen Muffins
Author Cheese Curd In Paradise


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • cup milk
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 2 cups tart pitted cherries, roughly chopped
  • ½ tsp almond extract, vanilla can be used
  • cup sugar
  • cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbl sugar
  • 2 Tbl butter, cut in pea-sized pieces
  • 4 Tbl all-purpose flour


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a standard sized muffin tin with liners, or grease you opt not to use liner.
  • Whisk together, 2 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • In a stand mixer bowl (you can also do this with a spoon or a hand mixer), add eggs, sour cream, melted butter, milk, cherries, extract, ⅔ cup sugar, and brown sugar. Gently mix until ingredients are Incorporated together.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients while the mixer is set to low.
  • Spoon the muffin batter into the muffin tin.
  • Next, make the crumble topping. Add the 1 Tbl sugar and 2 Tbl butter to a small bowl. Add the flour one tablespoon at a time. Cut the mixture with a fork to create a crumb topping. Evenly spoon topping over muffins.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes. Test for doneness by inserting a toothpick in the middle and it come out free of raw batter. Remove from oven and transfer muffins to a cooling rack. Store in a covered container.