Cranberry Orange Muffins



  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • ¼ cup cooking oil
  • 1 ¼ cups fresh cranberries


  • Pre heat oven to 375F.  Lightly grease 10 muffin tin cup or lightly grease 10 muffin paper cups and place them in the muffin tins
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a large bowl beat together egg, orange juice, sugar, and oil.
  • Add orange peel, and flour mixture and stir until just blended
  • Fold in cranberries and mix carefully not to crush the cranberries
  • Fill paper cups ¾ way and bake for about 30 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the middle comes out clean
  • Cool in tin for 5 minutes and then transfer to wire rack and cool completely.
  • Yields: 10 muffins

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