Tropical Muffins Recipe

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and extracts until smooth; stir in egg. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream just until moistened. Fold in pineapple and coconut.
  2. Fill greased or paper-line muffin cups three-fourths full. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.