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Cream Cheese Muffins - A Family Feast

Cream Cheese Muffins

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup butter, melted and cooled
  • ¼ cup of turbinado sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place a muffin liner inside each opening of a large muffin pan. Spray each liner lightly with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the room temperature cream cheese until light and creamy. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Add milk, vanilla and melted butter and mix thoroughly.
  5. Pour the cream cheese mixture into the bowl with the flour mixture and using a large wooden spoon, mix until completely combined.
  6. Using an ice cream scoop, spoon the batter evenly into the 12 prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle the tops generously with the turbinado sugar.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the muffins are firm and just beginning to brown.
  8. Serve with butter and jam.