Cherry Glazed Chocolate-Cherry Muffins

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Cherry Glazed Chocolate-Cherry Muffins
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 15 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
1
For the muffins
200 grams
sour cherries (jarred)
100 grams
100 grams
3
80 grams
30 grams
150 grams
2 teaspoons
½ teaspoon
200 grams
softened Cream cheese
1 teaspoon
finely grated Orange peel
4 tablespoons
1
12
For the glaze
2 tablespoons
100 grams

Preparation steps

1.

Coarsely chop the chocolate and melt with the butter over low heat. 

2.

Beat 2 of the eggs with 50 g (approximately 1/4 cup) of powdered sugar and the cappuccino powder until light and fluffy.

3.

Stir 100 g (approximately 1 cup) of flour, the baking powder and baking soda into the egg mixture, then stir in the chocolate-butter mixture. Mix until smooth. 

4.

Beat the cream cheese, orange zest and orange juice until smooth. Add the remaining egg, flour and powdered sugar and mix until smooth. 

5.

Drain the sour cherries.

6.

Line the wells of a muffin tin with paper baking cups. 

7.

Evenly divide half of the chocolate mixture into the muffin tin and top with half of the sour cherries. Spoon a dollop of the cream cheese mixture into each well, top with the remaining chocolate mixture and sour cherries. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from the oven, allow to cool for 5 minutes, remove from the muffin tin and cool completely on a wire rack. 

8.

For the glaze: Whisk together the cherry juice and powdered sugar until smooth. Spoon over the cooled muffin and allow to dry.