Recipe: Peaches and cream cheese muffins

Recipe: Peaches and cream cheese muffins

Photo: Jeff Coulson, Recipe & Food Styling: Tara Ballantyne, Prop Styling: Ann Marie Favot 


Recipe: Peaches and cream cheese muffins

A delectable peaches and cream cheese muffin recipe to treat your family at brunch.



  • 6 tbsp cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup + 1 tbsp granulated sugar, divided, plus more for sprinkling
  • ¾ tsp cinnamon, divided, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1-¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2-½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup peach yogurt
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup peeled, chopped fresh peaches


1 Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly grease and flour a 12-cup muffin tin; set aside.

2 In a small bowl, stir together the cream cheese, 1 tablespoon sugar and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon until the mixture is smooth; set aside.

3 In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder, ½ cup sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon until well combined; set aside.

4 In another small bowl, combine the egg, vanilla, peach yogurt and sour cream until just blended. Add the melted butter and stir until well blended.

5 Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients with a spoon and slowly pour in the wet ingredients. Stir gently until the mixture is combined. Add the peaches to the batter and stir until incorporated.

6 Spoon the batter evenly into the prepared muffin tin. Top each muffin with a teaspoonful of the cream cheese mixture, sprinkle with the extra sugar and cinnamon and bake for 20 minutes, until the muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Let cool before serving.

Makes 12 muffins.



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Recipe: Peaches and cream cheese muffins