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chocolate cherry streusel muffin tops


a favorite combo of flavors, these muffins resemble crumb cakes when made with streusel. the topping makes alot so you can use more for later or cut the topping in half. update: i have made a few changes to make this even better!(thanks realtor!)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350f
  2. For the batter:
  3. In a medium bowl
  4. Whisk together the flour
  5. Sugar
  6. Cherries
  7. Chips
  8. Cocoa
  9. Baking powder and salt
  10. Mix in the softened butter
  11. The mixture will be crumbly
  12. Add eggs and water and mix until evenly moistened
  13. Use a generous 1 / 4 cup of batter to fill the cups of the muffin pan
  14. For the topping:
  15. In a medium bowl
  16. Whisk together all of the dry ingredients and the extract
  17. Using a fork or your fingers
  18. Cut in the butter to form crumbs
  19. Top the entire surface of each muffin with a generous amount of crumbs
  20. Bake the muffin tops for 16-23 minutes
  21. Until a cake tester inserted in the center of one comes out clean
  22. Cool the tops for 5 minutes in the pan
  23. And then transfer them to a rack to cool completely
  24. "dust with additional glazing or confectioners sugar if desired"
  25. Enjoy !

Step 15

Total Time in Minute 30

Ingredients Count 15

cooking chocolate cherry streusel muffin tops

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Unbleached all-purpose flour

Granulated sugar

Dried cherries

Chocolate chips

Dutch-processed cocoa powder

Baking powder


Unsalted butter




"confectioners sugar"

Ground cinnamon

Vanilla extract


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