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Yukon Low-Bush Cranberry and Orange Muffins

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Category: Fruit, Quick Breads, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lg Oranges
  • 1 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 c Graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 c Brown sugar
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 c Low-bush or regular
  • -- cranberries
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 1/2 c Chopped pecans,preferably
  • - toasted
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/3 c Vegetable oil
  • 1 ts Vanilla

 Directions

Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Grease 12 muffin cups or coat with cooking
spray. Finely grate peel from one orange and squeeze juice from both.

Measure juice. Add enough water to bring volume up to 1 cup. Measure
flour, graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt into a
large mixing bowl. Stir with a fork until mixed, then make a well in
centre of bowl.

If using regular cranberries, cut each berry in half, if large. Stir
cranberries with raisins, pecans and orange peel in a small mixing bowl.
Add to flour mixture and mix well. In a small bowl, beat egg lightly, then
stir in orange juice, oil, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture and stir just
until combined.

Immediately spoon batter into muffin cups. Bake in centre of 375F (190C)
oven until a dark golden color, and a cake tester inserted into center of a
muffin comes out clean, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven and let
stand for 5 minutes. Turn muffins out onto a cooling rack. Serve warm.
Store muffins in a sealed bag at room temperature for up to 2 days. Or
refrigerate, or preferably freeze.

Nutrients per muffin: 3.3g protein, 10.8g fat, 38.6g carbo's, 255 cals.

By: Evelyn Kostiuck
Prep time: 15 mins
Baking time: 20 mins
Makes: 12 muffins

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