These muffins turned out fabulous! Or at least, I haven’t seen that working well. <3. Superb! Pour the batter into the greased muffin pan. I’m glad you enjoyed, Sandy. After making your delicious healthy blueberry muffins several times, I tried the cranberry orange version and they are equally as delicious! Delicious! You could try it, although I find frozen fruit tend to have a lot of moisture when thawed. Really! No you don’t peel the orange, just chop it up and blend . Definitely trying this out –maybe Christmas morning! I really don’t know how people take photos without a tripod. First time trying this one and it did not disappoint! Yum! Cranberry Walnut Muffins. Very pleased. Awesome muffins! Das Ei mit dem Öl und der Milch verrühren, die Mehlmischung dazu geben und alles gut verrühren bis e. You say whole orange. Quarter the whole orange(peel and all), removing any seeds. And hopefully I’ll be able to share some tips to help you substitute whole wheat flour in your favorite baked goodies. The only issue for me is procuring Fresh Cranberries. Sugar: I don’t like my muffins to be overly sweet, but you do need a good amount of cane sugar regardless.We use 2/3 cup, if you like yours on the sweeter side, bump it up to 3/4 cup. Divide the batter evenly between the 12 muffin cups (they will be quite full). Great recipe! Hi there! Again, awesome! Fresh works best here. I used dried cranberries (about 1.5 cups for a double batch). That means only weekend photos for me and occasional weekday off , Hi there. This recipe is a total winner. Can’t wait to make these for our family brunch on Christmas! I never have luck with muffins- always dense & hard. Plus, they’re made with wholesome ingredients like whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt, and they’re naturally sweetened with honey or maple syrup. These muffins sound incredible especially with that little surprise hidden in the middle! For a nice hint of orange, substitute 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon Fiori di Sicilia flavor (to taste) for the vanilla and almond extracts. Fortunately, I found a clue in America’s Test Kitchen’s cranberry muffin recipe. Would this work in a loaf pan rather than a muffin pan? When I clicked on the recipe I had a hard time looking at it. I stock up when they are on sale at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) Wash orange and trim of about 1⁄2 inch (1.2 cm) off two ends. I love hearing from you, and hope the recipe is a big hit. This varies from one web site to the next, depending on how the baker measures their flour. I will make these again! I know other readers have replaced oil with applesauce in some of my other recipes. If you made the recipe, please choose a star rating, too. Made extra and put in freezer for Christmas company. I just got overwhelmed and gave up. I also looked on another recipe and saw it had a little more sugar/sucanat so I added 1/4 cup more honey granules to the sucanat. I also made some chocolate chip. I love the ingredients in these! Always free • Unsubscribe anytime. My dog, Cookie, catches the crumbs. About ⋄ Contact ⋄ Cookbook ⋄ Recipes ⋄ Shop ⋄ Subscribe, Cookie and Kate receives commissions on purchases made through our links to retailers. I am seriously thankful I have a tripod because if you might not see me for a few months until the sun starts coming back. These were the best Cranberry Muffins I’ve made. These are soooo good! Amazing flavor, easy to make, love that they are whole wheat! Did I mention that you can easily mix these together by hand? No joke I saw this recipe in the parking lot of the grocery store and went for it yesterday!!! I guess my hands are especially shaky? I’m totally in love with these muffins. My husband loves a good breakfast bread or muffin so this was a great recipe to try. I baked it in paper cups in a medium-dark muffin tin (without reducing the oven temperature) and would caution that this recipe is FAR more sensitive than any other I’ve ever baked in the same tin, so I had some challenges in trying to balance getting the centers cooked, the top having some color, and not overcooking the bottom/sides. © Cookie and Kate 2010 - 2020. Thanks for perfecting the recipe for us! Great way to use up some fresh cranberries. Delicious, with a great texture! The sugar amount needed depends on how sweet your cranberry sauce is. Hi Julie, unfortunately that won’t work. Happy New Year! Our free email newsletter delivers new recipes and special Cookie + Kate updates! I’ll definitely be making as part of Christmas breakfast this year . It was just too tart for me. The eggs will be warm in 10 minutes. White whole wheat flour (available in health food stores or well-stocked grocery stores) is made with white wheat berries instead of red, and has a more mild flavor as a result. Place in the oven and bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until lightly browned. That’s right, these are stuffed with cream cheese. I can’t wait to try these! Thank you for the recipe. They turned out delicious. I finally wrote it down so I could have it all together. These were fluffy & moist. Turbinado (raw) sugar: This is optional, but I recommend it. I don’t know why bakeries insist on selling tasteless high calorie muffins when recipes like this are available. Hi Hillary, I’m sorry to hear that. As long as your whole wheat flour hasn’t been sitting on the shelf too long, your muffins will not have a strong “whole wheat” taste. (Saw the comment above saying they work best with fresh, but decided to go for it anyway). These muffins are bursting with fresh cranberry and orange flavor. These Cranberry Orange Muffins are packed with tart cranberries and zesty orange flavour and they make the perfect sweet treat or snack! I didn’t quite believe that they should be so full so I made 15 but next time will just load up the 12 muffin cups (like you said to do!!) I am always looking for healthier way to still enjoy baked goods. Scoop batter into each muffin cup leaving just enough for one large spoonful of batter in each. I never have to grease the cups! I thought this recipe was going to be so easy. And I love that you use the same healthy ingredients that I use regularly in my recipes! Add the eggs and whisk to combine, then add the yogurt, vanilla and orange zest. If the batter thickens too much add an extra tablespoon or 2 of orange juice. Everyone in my house loved them! I also made with dried cranberries (specifically ‘baking cranberries) and found they turned out well. Great recipe – it will be a go-to for me! The hint of orange zest and tart cranberry flavors really go well together! I just made these after a freezer inventory during day 22 of staying home! Is there a reason you don’t want to use flax eggs? That way, you get delicious little bits of cranberries in every bite. Go make these. Set aside. I wanted beautifully domed, fluffy muffins, so I tried decreasing the amount of yogurt, tweaking the baking powder and baking soda, and I was almost ready to give up…. These muffins are everything advertised and I will definitely be making them again. It’s so great to have a recipe that both tastes great and isn’t full of refined sugar. Place the muffin tin on a cooling rack to cool. My cranberries weren’t as tart as they usually are (how, I’m not sure??) As a thank you, we'll give you our welcome guide with 5 printable dinner recipes. I am from India and only dried cranberries are available in my country. Would I be able to use oat flour in replacement of the whole wheat flour? . Hi Kate! Thank you for sharing all that you have enjoyed, Debbie. Thanks again, and Happy New Year! The muffins turned out wonderfully soft, moist, and flavorful. I’m happy they still turned out for you, Janet! You could then follow the vegan recipe note and make “buttermilk” with it. ... Josiah: likes them and ate a whole one despite witnessing me add the orange … You might need to run a butter knife along the outer edge of the muffins to loosen them from the pan. Even better they can be made in 35 minutes from start to finish! Yum! cranberries, I used white whole wheat. I used juice from the orange for the liquid. 2. You can keep those details to yourself, though—no one will guess that these muffins are healthier than most! This is the 2nd or 3rd muffin recipe of yours I’ve tried and they’re all wonderful. It is kind of strange but yes I mean the whole orange Like the recipe says you may want to remove the seeds if there are any, but other than that you use the peel and all! Or even unsweetened apple sauce? Recipe adapted from my healthy blueberry muffins. If you have leftover muffins, store them, covered, at room temperature for 2 days, or in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. And what cookies are you baking up this month? They even have a secret ingredient in the middle. Love all of your recipes and your cookbook! You’ll blitz these in the food processor before folding them into the batter. Likely the cottage cheese. Thanks for your recipes. These are delicious! I’m making my way through all of your muffin recipes and am going to try another one next weekend. quick bread, Fill the muffin liners (about ¾ … In a bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. I appreciate it. This year has been so weird so cooking new things has/is keeping us sane…not to mention healthy! A whole orange, fresh cranberries and then stuffed with cream cheese – how can you not love these? My muffens came out flat. I can’t taste either one in the end result. Then, beat in the orange zest until combined. So happy I found this recipe! Even if you didn’t want to give ingredient weights throughout your recipes, if you noted this somewhere on your site it would be useful. Can I substitute the white whole wheat flour with whole wheat pastry flour or almond flour? You are always my first stop for healthy, but still indulgent-tasting, muffin recipes. ▸ Categories baked goods, breakfast, Christmas, naturally sweetened, nut free, recipes, soy free, Thanksgiving, tomato free, winter ▸ Ingredients cranberries, honey, muffins, oranges, yogurt, Vegetable enthusiast. Here are more of my favorite naturally sweetened, whole-wheat muffin recipes! Hi Linda, Did you use two cups? I will certainly try with fresh cranberries once available. Yum – best muffins ever! Only change I made was to add 3.5oz (100g) of chopped dark chocolate (70% cacao). Cheers, Never seen a reicpe which callsfor blending a whole orange! OMG, so good! I made them doubling the zest. The texture is as usual phenomenal! Hi there! These cranberry orange muffins will be your family’s new favorite! Do you peel the orange? Do not scoop flour into your cups, or you could end up with way too much flour, and dry/tough muffins. YUMMY!!!! Love all your muffin recipes. This recipe is a definite keeper. Orange zest: All you need is the zest of one orange to infuse these muffins with flavor. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as needed. They are a perfect balance of tart with a hint of sweet. Hi Kate! These are the best muffins I have made!!! See our, Please let me know how it turned out for you! Delicious! Thanks for a great recipe. Email me when Kate or another C+K reader replies directly to my comment. Hi! No butter, a whole cup of yogurt and very little sugar … so even with two cups, they weren’t that tart. Thoughts? I used 1 1/2 cups and added a 1/2 cup of orange pieces (cut very small) from the orange I zested. Hi Deb, sorry I don’t have the weight for you on this one. You can go up to 1/2 cup if the leftover cranberry … I used olive oil and honey and ended up using nonfat greek yogurt since that’s what we had around. If you use olive oil, I recommend a mildly flavored one, like California Olive Ranch’s Everyday variety. Pro tip: The proper way to measure flour is to spoon flour into your measuring cup and level off the top with a knife. These are wonderful! Mix sugar and butter together in a medium mixing bowl until completely blended. I used 2+ cups of leftover cranberry orange relish, instead of the whole cranberries and orange zest. To be honest, it’s not something I ever thought about before I took pictures of my food. Muffins turned out just the way I expected/hoped, but I did zest 2 oranges to add. Not silly at all. The muffins came out delicious! Recipe slightly adapted from the 250 best muffin recipes by Esther Brody, Tagged as: I didn’t use to have this problem. 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