This cranberry muffin recipe was handed down to me from my Swedish mother and grandmother, who liked using cardamom in almost anything! You'll enjoy the light cake-like texture.
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- 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-3/4 cups sugar
- 1-3/4 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
- 4 eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cardamom. Add cranberries; stir to coat. In a small bowl, combine eggs, sour cream, butter and vanilla; mix well. Add to cranberry mixture; stir just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375° for 15-10 minutes or until muffins test done. Remove from pans; serve warm. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Cranberry-Cardamom Muffins in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p76
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