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Cran-Apple Muffins Recipe

Cran-Apple Muffins Recipe

I like to pile these muffins on a plate when friends drop in for coffee. Even my grandkids enjoy the nice flavor combination.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup shredded peeled tart apple
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine cranberry sauce and orange peel; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Beat the egg, milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apple.
  • 3. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups half full. Make a well in the center of each muffin; fill with about 2 teaspoons of reserved cranberry mixture.
  • 4. Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Combine confectioners' sugar and orange juice; drizzle over warm muffins. Yield: about 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 195 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 122 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.