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Peach Almond Muffins

The peach craze continues. Sorry, I am on this peach kick. I can’t help it though. It is for a good cause. Our friend gave us a gorgeous box of peaches from his orchard and I wasn’t about to let them go to waste. So I’ve made peach fruit leather, peach pie, peach salsa, and now Peach Almond Muffins.

I am so glad I didn’t give up on our peaches because these Peach Almond Muffins are incredible. They are the perfect breakfast treat!

The muffins are easy to make-you don’t even need a mixer, just good old-fashioned muscles. I combined Gold Medal Flour with the other dry ingredients in a bowl and whisked away. In a separate bowl, I whisked together the liquid ingredients. I combined the two, added in the peaches, and made the almond streusel topping. Easy like Sunday morning! And don’t skip the streusel topping, it makes the muffins marvelous!

I love that these muffins can be whipped up in a matter of minutes, which makes them great for the morning. I know I am not always in the mood to bake first thing in the morning, but because these are so easy, I want to make them every day. And after you taste them, you will want to enjoy Peach Almond Muffins every morning too!

And good news-I think these muffins taste just as good the second day. So no need to force yourself to eat them all in one day. Savor the Peach Almond Muffins. They go perfectly with a cup of coffee, tea, or glass of milk. Enjoy!

Peach Almond Muffins

Yield: Makes 14 muffins

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Muffins:

2 1/4 cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1 large egg
1/4 cup canola oil
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 1/2 cups diced peeled peaches

For the Almond Streusel Topping:

1/4 cup Gold Medal all-purpose flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter
1/3 cup sliced almonds

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line 14 muffin cups with paper liners or grease the cups. Set pan aside.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Set aside.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together egg, canola oil, buttermilk, vanilla, and almond extract. Pour liquid ingredients over the dry ingredients and mix gently with a spatula. Mix until just combined. Gently stir in the peaches.

3. To make the almond streusel topping, in a small bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter. Mix with your hands until you have a crumbly mixture. It is ok to have pea size chunks of butter. Mix in the sliced almonds.

4. Pour muffin batter evenly into prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle the almond streusel topping on top of the muffins. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Let muffins cool to room temperature and serve.

Note-I think these muffins taste just as good on the second day!

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44 Responses to “Peach Almond Muffins”

  1. 1
    Rosa — September 19, 2012 @ 3:43 am

    Divinely spicy and fluffy!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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    Zeeona @ Basil and Strawberry — September 19, 2012 @ 4:30 am

    These must be super yummy!

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    Holly — September 19, 2012 @ 5:45 am

    They look super delicious, especially for Breakfast!

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    Kathryn — September 19, 2012 @ 6:22 am

    These muffins sound wonderful, a great combination of flavours!

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    Kevin @ Closet Cooking — September 19, 2012 @ 7:22 am

    I could definitely go for some of these for breakfast right now!

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    Annie @ Annie's Cooking Lab — September 19, 2012 @ 7:56 am

    I love peach and almond together, that’s such a great flavor combo. Can’t wait to try these!

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    I need to take a the tops off of each of your muffins and eat them!! They look so good!!! Great recipe!!

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    Beth @ Tasty Yummies — September 19, 2012 @ 8:24 am

    These look amazing. So many great flavors together. The streusel topping looks good enough to eat on it’s own with a spoon :)

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    Tracey — September 19, 2012 @ 8:35 am

    Love the combo of peaches and almond here, I’m obsessed with almond extract :) They look fantastic Maria!

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    Jamie Cooks It Up! — September 19, 2012 @ 8:59 am

    A peach kick! Me too. I love a good peach. These look wonderful, Maria. So fun to see you and your cute boy the other day. :)

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    Erica — September 19, 2012 @ 9:31 am

    YES! I love recipes that don’t require a mixer. I feel so domestic when I do it all by hand ;). The muffins are totally gorgeous. I never get sick of fruit recipes- keep them coming!

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    kelley {mountain mama cooks} — September 19, 2012 @ 9:38 am

    Yeah for all the peach recipes and the amazing peaches we’ve had this season. I hope you still have a few more up your sleeve!

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    Elizabeth@ Food Ramblings — September 19, 2012 @ 9:39 am

    Keep the peaches coming!!

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    bridget {bake at 350} — September 19, 2012 @ 9:56 am

    Maria…these are GORGEOUS!!!

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    Barbara @ Barbara Bakes — September 19, 2012 @ 10:05 am

    Love peach muffins, especially with a streusel topping.

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    Stephanie — September 19, 2012 @ 10:57 am

    Yum! My mom’s favorite fruits!

  17. 17

    Gorgeous – that almond topping sounds heavenly! I love peaches in muffins.

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    Kiran @ KiranTarun.com — September 19, 2012 @ 12:08 pm

    I love the almond topping! Looks so delish :)

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    icakepops — September 19, 2012 @ 12:16 pm

    I could go for these anytime – especially right now!

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    Alyssa | Queen of Quinoa — September 19, 2012 @ 12:30 pm

    As a muffin lover, these sounds delicious! Perfect flavor combo :)

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    Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet — September 19, 2012 @ 12:48 pm

    Oooh the topping looks so scrumptious!

  22. 22
    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes — September 19, 2012 @ 1:15 pm

    Peaches and muffins are the epitome of Fall! Love it!

  23. 23
    Gina @ Skinnytaste — September 19, 2012 @ 1:36 pm

    These look amazing, my peaches aren’t looking very good lately. You are lucky you still have sweet peaches near you.

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    Brian @ A Thought For Food — September 19, 2012 @ 1:36 pm

    Just how I’d like to wake up in the morning… with a big batch of these beauties.

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    Vita @ Juicer Depot — September 19, 2012 @ 2:38 pm

    Don’t be sorry for making another peach recipe. Keep the peach recipes coming. These muffins look delish!

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    Carlas Confections — September 19, 2012 @ 2:41 pm

    These look just perfect! I think I am going to make similar ones with apples instead. Mmm, I do love peaches this time of year though!

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    teresa — September 19, 2012 @ 3:13 pm

    oh these are to die for!

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    Ann P. — September 19, 2012 @ 4:34 pm

    WOW those look fantastic!! The peach with the streusel on top really transitions well from summer to fall :)

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    Kari@Loaves and Dishes — September 19, 2012 @ 7:14 pm

    My favorite muffins have a streusel topping, and I never get tired of peaches!

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    Natalie @ Free Range Human — September 19, 2012 @ 8:49 pm

    These look great! I love all the peach posts. I’m going to make the fruit leather for our next hiking trip :)

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    Rachel Cooks — September 20, 2012 @ 8:37 am

    I just want to pluck the tops off and eat them all! They look SO good!

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    The Hungry Housewife — September 20, 2012 @ 9:06 am

    Ohhh , i love the peach flex in the muffins!

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    Aggie — September 20, 2012 @ 11:08 am

    I can not get enough peaches lately, I have at least one every day! These muffins look so pretty with those almonds…my favorite flavors!

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    Angie — September 20, 2012 @ 11:45 am

    This is one of my all time favorite flavor combos, I love that you combined them in a muffin!

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    Shannon — September 20, 2012 @ 11:59 am

    I love a good muffin recipe! These look decadent!

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    Mi Vida en un Dulce — September 20, 2012 @ 12:58 pm

    Something that I like of making muffins is that we don’t need a mixer, we just need a strong spatula and as you said, strong muscles. Love this recipe, in fact I love all muffins that are made with fresh fruit.

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    Diana @ Eating Made Easy — September 20, 2012 @ 12:59 pm

    Peaches are in season and they are SO delish right now – I can’t get enough! Will be giving this recipe a go. Thanks for the post.

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    Becky @ Project Domestication — September 20, 2012 @ 2:37 pm

    Love everything you’ve been doing with peaches this season! I love the combination of almond and peaches. Bravo!

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    Chelsea — September 20, 2012 @ 8:48 pm

    These look absolutely amazing! Do you think using canned peaches would be ok if you adjusted for the sugar?

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