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Almond-Tres Leches Muffins

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 12

Try the popular pastry tres leches (Spanish for “three milks”) in muffin form. Almonds give this moist morning treat sweet subtle flavor with a welcome crunch. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2/3
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
2
eggs
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/3
cup (from 14-oz can) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/3
cup milk
3/4
cup sliced almonds
Additional sweetened condensed milk (1/4 cup)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 12 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or line with paper baking cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in almond extract and eggs. With spoon, stir in flour, baking powder, 1/3 cup condensed milk, the whipping cream, milk and 1/2 cup of the almonds just until moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (3/4 full). Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup almonds evenly over batter in cups.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove muffins from pan to cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes. Drizzle 1 teaspoon additional sweetened condensed milk over top of each muffin. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • To avoid soggy muffins, take them out of the pan immediately upon removal from the oven.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
20g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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