Blackberry Orange Ricotta Muffins

Blackberry Orange Ricotta Muffins

The addition of ricotta cheese makes these muffins moist and delicious.

20 min.prep time 45 min.total time
12 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

1 cup blackberries, coarsely chopped
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups ricotta cheese
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest
Coarse grain sugar

Directions

Heat oven to 400°F. Place paper baking cups into 12 muffin pan cups or grease cups. Set aside.


Place blackberries and 2 tablespoons flour in bowl; toss lightly to coat. Set aside.

Combine ricotta cheese, butter, half & half, egg and vanilla in another bowl; mix well.

Combine remaining flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in another bowl; mix well. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; stir just until moistened. Carefully stir blackberries and orange zest into batter.


Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin pan cups. Sprinkle tops with coarse grain sugar.


Bake 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove to cooling rack.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 260

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 250mg

Carbohydrates: 33g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #16273©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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