How To Make Blood Orange Cranberry Muffins?

To make blood orange cranberry muffins, you will need: 1 cup of fresh or frozen cranberries, zest of 1 blood orange, juice of 2 blood oranges, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup vegetable oil, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners.

In a medium bowl, combine the cranberries, orange zest and juice, sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla extract. Mix well. Add the flour and mix until just combined.

How to Make a Cranberry Orange Cake

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C)
  • Grease a 12 cup muffin tin or line with paper liners
  • In a large bowl, combine blood orange juice, cranberries, sugar, and zest
  • Let sit for 10 minutes
  • In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt
  • Add in wet ingredients until just combined
  • Do not overmix! 4
  • Fill each muffin cup about 3/4 full with batter
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center of a muffin

Dried Cranberry Orange Muffins

Ingredients: 1 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup orange juice

1/3 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg beaten

1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 11/2 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 12 cup muffin tin, or line with paper liners.

In a small bowl, combine the cranberries and orange juice. Let stand for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, cream together the sugars, egg, and butter.

Stir in the salt and baking powder. Add the cranberries and orange juice mixture. Mix in the flour until well blended.

Pour batter into prepared muffins cups.

How To Make Blood Orange Cranberry Muffins?

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What is the Difference between Blood Orange And Regular Oranges

Assuming you are asking about the fruit, blood oranges are a type of orange that gets its name from the red/purple coloration of the flesh. They tend to be slightly smaller and sweeter than regular oranges with a more complex flavor. The skin of blood oranges can also vary in color from orange to red/purple.

What Does Blood Orange Cranberry Muffin Taste Like

Assuming you would like a description of the flavor profile of a blood orange cranberry muffin: A blood orange cranberry muffin is tart and sweet with a subtle floral flavor. The orange zest is detectable in both the smell and taste, while the fresh or frozen cranberries provide a pleasingly tart contrast to the sweetness of the muffin.

How Do I Make Blood Orange Cranberry Muffins from Scratch

Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 2/3 cup sugar

2 large eggs, beaten 1/4 cup fresh squeezed blood orange juice (from about 1 1/2 oranges) zest of 2 blood oranges, finely minced

1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped coarsely Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Add the eggs and beat until combined. Add the orange juice and zest and mix until combined. Slowly add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients mixing until just incorporated.

Gently fold in the cranberries being careful not to over mix. Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups filling each about 3/4 full. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean or with just a few crumbs attached.

Conclusion

These Blood Orange Cranberry Muffins are the perfect way to start your day! They’re packed with fresh blood orange juice and zest, as well as tart cranberries. The muffins are made with whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt, so they’re actually pretty healthy too!