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Recipe: Cranberry Orange Muffins

When life hands you cranberries… make cranberry muffins!

This recipe works with either frozen or fresh cranberries. If you have frozen cranberries left over from Thanksgiving that didn’t make it into that cranberry sauce, this recipe will ensure your cranberries do not go to waste!

These muffins come out moist and guarantee compliments to the chef!
cranberry-muffin

Yields a dozen muffins

1 cup fresh cranberries
3/4 cup raw sugar
2 cup all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cardamom (optional)
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup olive oil
3/4 cup orange juice
1 egg

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400˚F.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in large mixing bowl:  1/2 cup sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cardamom.
  3. Mix in cranberries.
  4. Mix wet ingredients in medium mixing bowl:  beat eggs, orange juice, olive oil, vanilla extract.
  5. Pour wet ingredients into into the dry all at once. combine until moist.
  6. Spoon into muffin cups.
  7. Sprinkle top with raw sugar.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes.

Adapted from http://www.food.com/recipe/cranberry-orange-muffins-139499

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