Sunday, July 31, 2011

Sour Cream Jam Muffins {Vegetarian}

Day 212.
Veggie Converter 365Since I'm in pantry challenge mode, I wanted to clear out a few of those half-empty containers of condiments in the refrigerator.

This recipe dealt with both sour cream and Stone Fruit Jam. Double win.

Plus, it sounds delicious and could make a great breakfast for the kiddos.

Sour Cream Jam Muffins
Adapted from Sour Cream Jam Muffins.
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened*
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg*
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream*
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Preserves or jam of choice (I used Stone Fruit Jam)
  • Additional sugar for topping, optional
*Vegan converter: substitute margarine, mashed banana and vegan sour cream

Beat the butter and sugar together in a mixing until creamed, about 2-3 minutes. Add egg and beat until well combined.

In a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt. In a second small bowl or measuring cup, combine the sour cream and vanilla. Add half the flour and half the sour cream mixture to the mixing bowl and stir just until combined. Repeat with the remaining flour and sour cream, being careful not to overmix.

Grease and flour a muffin tin, or line with baking cups. Fill muffin cups 1/3 full with the batter. Add a dollop of jam or preserves on top of the batter and then top with remaining muffin batter. Sprinkle additional sugar over the tops of the muffins, if desired, for a crispy muffin top.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 15-20 minutes for mini muffins or  20-25 minutes for regular sized muffins.

The Results
Well, these are really super tasty, but I either I mixed them too much or overdid something in the recipe. They came out almost too moist ad were pretty messy. But, delicious all the same and dealt with our pantry items nicely.

What are you having for Sunday Brunch, Breakfast or Lunch?

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