Orange Cranberry Muffins with Orange Glaze

Deneece Gursky Recipe

By Deneece Gursky Smokeygirlxo

Pictured here with Peanut butter peanut butter chip cookies. These muffins do not have the glaze on them since I made them for my daughter and she does not like any types of icings. They are much prettier and definitely a much more unique taste with the orange glaze


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Ingredients

2 c
flour
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
orange juice (i use fresh squeezed)
1 Tbsp
orange zest
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 large
egg
1 1/4 c
cranberries, fresh or frozen (unthawed)
1/4 c
dried cranberries
FOR ORANGE GLAZE AND TOPPING
confectioners sugar
water
pure orange extract
melted chocolate
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375F and line a 12 cup muffin pan with paper liners. Or spray the muffin pan with non stick cooking spray
2
Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl.
3
Make a well, then add in in orange juice, orange zest, oil and egg and whisk everything together until just combined.
4
Stir in whole and dried cranberries.
5
Divide evenly into prepared muffin cups.
6
Bake for 14-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Turn onto wire rack to cool.
7
Orange Glaze

Stir together powdered sugar and water to desired consistency. (thicker for glaze, thinner for drizzle) add pure orange extract little by little till desired flavor is achieved.
8
Blueberry Glaze:# 1 cup sugar
# 2 tablespoons cornstarch
# 1 cup water
# 1 cups fresh blueberries, divided

Combine sugar and cornstarch ina small saucepan; blend thoroughly.
Gradually stir in water.
Crush 1/2 cup blueberries; add to sugar mixture.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Continue to boil about 2 minutes or until mixture is clear.
Cool.

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