Jamun and Cream Cheese Muffins

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Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Muffins with a fruity twist, these Jamun and cream cheese muffins are cinnamon scented. A non-vegetarian dessert that can be made in a jiffy. All you need is fresh Jamuns (Black plums), flour, sugar, butter and cream cheese. Delight your guests with this lip-smacking delight.

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  • Flour - 3 cups
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Baking powder - 4 tsp
  • Cream cheese - 220 gms
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon zest - 2 tbsp
  • Eggs - 2 nos
  • Whole milk - 1 cup
  • Vanilla extract - 1 tsp 
  • Butter (melted and cooled) - 1/2 cup
  • Fresh jamun (seedless) - 1 cup
  • Sugar    - 1/2 cup
  • Cinnamon    - 1/2 tsp

How to Make Jamun and Cream Cheese Muffins

  • For the marination: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place a muffin liner inside each opening of a large muffin pan. Spray each liner lightly with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the room temperature cream cheese and lemon zest until light and creamy.
  • Add eggs and beat until smooth. Add milk, vanilla and melted butter and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the cream cheese mixture into the bowl with the flour mixture and using a large wooden spoon, mix until completely combined.
  • Gently fold in the seedless roughly chopped jamuns until evenly mixed in the batter.
  • Using an ice cream scoop, spoon the batter evenly into the 12 prepared muffin cups.
  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon. The sprinkle the tops generously with the sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the muffins are firm and just beginning to brown.
  • Serve with butter while still warm.
  • Chefs Tip: Tastes best with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Muffins have to be served hot with honey and nuts on the side.