Cranberry Orange Muffins

A very tasty recipe using the traditional cranberry and orange motif. Tastes great with cream cheese frosting!

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2 cups cranberries, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. orange zest, finely grated

1. In a mixing bowl, beat together sugar and egg. Add milk, sour cream and oil.

2. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to wet ingredients just until blended. Fold in cranberries and orange zest.

3. Pour batter into greased or paper-lined muffin cups. Bake at 375° for 15 to 18 minutes or until muffins test done.

4. Remove muffins from cups to a wire rack. Let cool before frosting. Makes one dozen.