Cranberry Orange Muffins: Orange Muffins Filled With Pretty Red Gems
Posted Jun 16 2010 12:00am
I love it when I discover something in the freezer that I have forgotten to use. Today I found some frozen cranberries that I bought on sale. I often pick things up on sale with the idea of using them later. Sometimes I forget to do that. Luckily, today was one of those days.
Cranberries are a gorgeous fruit. They're so pretty, you almost want to put them on some tiny hooks and wear them as earrings. Today I chose to put them in muffins.
I'm still thinking about the earrings though.
Cranberry Orange Muffins
2 Cups All-Purpose Flour 2 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1 Large Egg 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/4 Cup Oil 1 Cup Cranberries, Chopped (I used frozen) 3/4 Cup Orange Juice (the juice of 1 large range, plus frozen concentrated orange juice to top up the 3/4 cup) Grated Zest of One Large Orange
Preheat the oven to 400F.
Measure first 4 ingredients into large bowl. Stir. Make a well in the centre. Set aside.
Beat next 3 ingredients in medium bowl.
Add remaining 3 ingredients. Stir well. Add to well in the flour mixture. Stir until just moistened. Fill 12 greased muffin cups almost full. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until wooden toothpick inserted in centre of a muffin comes out clean. Let stand in pan for 5 minutes.