Tart Cherry Muffin


Total Time: 35 Minutes
Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes
Yield: 12 Servings
Level: Beginner


  • Brown Sugar Crumble
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Tart Cherry Muffin Mix
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 ½ cups dried tart cherries


Brown Sugar Crumble

  • Mix all ingredients together until well combined, then place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes so itt firms up a bit. Once firm, break the crumble into small pieces and proceed as directed below.

Tart Cherry Muffin Mix

  • Preheat the oven to 365 degrees Fahrenheit and line a muffin/cupcake tin with 12 muffin liners.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a medium-sized bowl and whisking to combine.
  • In a separate large bowl, whisk together the eggs, brown sugar, avocado oil, vanilla extract and sour cream until well combined.
  • Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and gently fold together until smooth, making sure not to overmix.
  • Fold in the dried tart cherries until combined. Scoop the batter into the muffin cups until ¾ of the way full. Add a few additional dried cherries on top and sprinkle with crumble before baking for 20 minutes.
  • Test whether your muffins are done by inserting a toothpick into the center of a muffin. If the toothpick comes out clean, you can remove the muffins from the oven and allow to cool before enjoying!

Recipe courtesy of Emily Laurae