Cranberry Orange Muffins - My Loving Oven

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Cranberry Orange Muffins

Prep Time30 minsCook Time30 mins

Sweet, tangy, delicious Cranberry-Orange muffins, fresh from your oven!

 1 cup milk at room temperature
 1 tbsp lemon juice
 1 cup dried sweetened cranberries
 ½ cup softened unsalted butter
 2 cups self-rising flour
 ½ cup sugar
 1 zest of 1 large orange
 1 tsp orange emulsion or extract
 1 ½ tbsp turbinado sugar ( for topping)

orange zest


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. F
Mix milk with lemon juice in a small bowl and set aside for 15 minutes.

Homemade buttermilk


Pour 1 cup boiling water over dried cranberries and let soak for 15 minutes.

soften cranberries


Mix flour with sugar and softened butter in a large mixing bowl until you have a coarse mixture.

Mixing flour and butter


Add egg to milk and beat with a fork

Egg milk


Drain excess water from cranberries and then add orange zest and orange flavoring. Mix well.

Orange zest and cranberries


Stir milk and egg mixture into flour until moistened. Do not over mix. Batter should be somewhat lumpy.

Stir in milk and egg


Fold in cranberries..

Fold into


Spoon into prepared muffin tin or use baking cups.

Filling muffin tin


Sprinkle turbinado sugar on top of each muffin.

Sprinkle sugar


Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.

Using a jumbo muffin pan, makes 6 muffins

If using a convection oven, convert temperature to 375 degrees.

* you can use a 12 muffin tin by decreasing total bake time to about 20 minutes or until golden.

Bake until golden

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