September 19, 2011

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

It has been one of those weekends, very busy but enjoyed every minute of it! My mother-in-law had a small party at her house and she put me in charge of desserts. I was very excited to get baking and actually spent a whole day and a half baking treats. (I took a quick picture and shared it on Twitter.)

One of the treats are these Peanut Butter and Jelly Mufins, a simple and easy recipe with flavors that appeal to any kid, especially the young at heart.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins
makes 24 mini muffins

The original recipe uses milk and a teaspoon of lemon zest, I used yogurt and vanilla. I also added a few sprinkles, just a little something since these were bound for a party after all. :)

245g (1 3/4 cups) all-purpose flour
100g (1/2 cup) sugar
15g (1 TBSP) baking powder
5g (1/2 tsp) salt
2 eggs
160ml (2/3 cup) whole milk yogurt, room temperature
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 grape jelly
sprinkles, optional

Prefheat oven to 375F degrees
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt to combine.
In a small bowl, beat eggs. Mix in yogurt, butter and vanilla.
Add the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients. Quickly stir to combine but do not overbeat.
Spoon batter into muffins tins halfway. Add peanut butter jelly in the center. Cover with more batter until its filled to top. Place a few sprinkles, if using.
Bake for 15-17 minutes or until it pass toothpick test.
Remove from oven, let cool in pans for 5 minutes. Remove from pan and serve.


Baker Street said...

PB & J! Love it. Like those cute sprinkles on top as well.

The Poet Herself said...

Yay! I'm not the only one who thought of using peanut butter in their jam-filled muffins! :)

Aimee White said...

Peanut Butter and Jelly! Of course! What a wonderful idea. And what a gorgeous throw-back to childhood :)

Lovely baking with you again this week!

Bianca @ South Bay Rants n Raves said...

Love this variation! Also does the yogurt make it healthier?

Anonymous said...

The guests would have loved it. Peanut butter and jelly sounds brilliant. I also saw the photo that you put up on twitter. That's a fantastic array of sweet treats. Lucky guests and wonderful effort on your part.

Unknown said...

Love your substitutions to the recipe. PB&J is always a winner, and adding it as a muffin filling was a really great idea. Your guests were really lucky with all those desserts you baked!

STAY AT HOME CHEF said... the classic p&j flavour combo...great choice!

Yuri said...

So you and Carrie had the same idea :D love both pb & jelly muffins, great minds think alike!

Unknown said...

I love your muffins. I was thinking of adding PB as well, but I thought guava and coconut jam were already enough. Hehehe.

Nice baking with you and the rest of the group!

Annapet said...

I missed baking with you last Monday. you're the baker among us berks and Remil! You are both fabulous ;-).

Unknown said...

peanut butter and jelly is such a lovely combination. shawn (the boyfriend) loves pb& j sanwiches that he eats it for bfast, lunch and/or dinner. a day and a half is aloong time to bake. i bet everyone loved everything that you made. i would not be able to have my oven running for that long. i wouldve had tan lines just from baking. lol. :)

Elizabeth of QueensNotebook said...

What a unique and delish combination in a muffin, Caroline! Glad to bake with you again! It's always fun!


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