Orange Cranberry Muffins with Orange Glaze

Deneece Gursky


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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2 c
1 c
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
3/4 c
orange juice (i use fresh squeezed)
1 Tbsp
orange zest
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 large
1 1/4 c
cranberries, fresh or frozen (unthawed)
1/4 c
dried cranberries


confectioners sugar
pure orange extract
melted chocolate


1Preheat oven to 375F and line a 12 cup muffin pan with paper liners. Or spray the muffin pan with non stick cooking spray

2Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl.

3Make a well, then add in in orange juice, orange zest, oil and egg and whisk everything together until just combined.

4Stir in whole and dried cranberries.

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5Divide evenly into prepared muffin cups.

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6Bake for 14-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Turn onto wire rack to cool.

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7Orange 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.

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8Blueberry 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.

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