Sweet Cherry Muffins

1/2 c butter, at room temperature
1 c sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2-1/2 c chopped sweet cherries (frozen)
2 c all-purpose flour
1 c vanilla yogurt
1 tsp nutmeg
Topping:
1/4 c brown sugar
1 c sliced almonds
1/4 - 1/2 tsp nutmeg

Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 12 muffin cups, including area between cups. In a medium sized bowl, beat butter until creamy. Beat in sugar until pale and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add the vanilla, baking powder and salt. Then add the cherries. Mix in half the flour, alternating with the yogurt, until completely mixed. In a small bowl mix together topping ingredients. Scoop batter into muffin tins, filling half way. Sprinkle on topping mixture. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.