If you like a combination of sweet and sour, these Cranberry Orange Muffins will become one of your go-to festive recipes.
This recipe combines orange juice, fresh cranberries and a touch of orange zest. The combination of spices and orange zest smells like absolute heaven when they are in the oven!
Making homemade cranberry & orange muffins is very easy and you don't need a huge amount of ingredients. Click 👇on "learn more" for the full list of ingredients.
Preheat the oven (fan oven) to 175 °C / 350 °F. Stir the flour, baking powder, sea salt, ground cardamom, ground nutmeg in a large bowl and set aside.
In a separate bowl, mix the buttermilk and orange juice and then whisk until it is combined well, set it aside.
In another bowl, combine the butter, sugar, vanilla and beat with an electric mixer. Add eggs one at a time to the wet mixture and beat the mixture until eggs are well combined. Set the batter aside.
To the egg mixture, slowly add the flour mixture and the buttermilk mixture by alternating between them until all 3 mixtures are fully combined.
Add the cranberries and the orange zest to the batter and then gently fold them into the mixture.
Divide the batter evenly among the 12 moulds with the help of an ice-cream scooper or a tablespoon. Fill them all the way up with the batter.
Bake the muffins for around 25 minutes or until the top of the muffins get lightly golden brown. Click 👇on "learn more" for the full recipe and step-by-step pictures.