Archives: Muffins

Cranberry-Orange Muffins

January 4, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Cranberry-Orange Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Christmas, Holidays, Muffins.

Looking for a way to use up some fresh cranberries that didn’t get put to use during the holidays? These orange-scented muffins are delicious, moist and not too sweet. Since I didn’t have buttermilk, I substituted a mixture of 1/2 cup sour cream and 1/2 cup 2% milk. I made 6 muffins as is, then added • Read More »

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Cinnamon-Rhubarb Muffins

May 15, 2009 | By andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes, Spring.

These moist and tender muffins are a great way to show off a seasonal Springtime ingredient: rhubarb. The muffins are slightly tart and slightly sweet with a delicious cinnamon-sugar topping.  I like them best the day they’re made when the muffin tops are still a little crunchy. Trim away any rhubarb leaves from the stalks (they’re • Read More »

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Big, Bakery-Style Blueberry Muffins…and a mess in the oven

March 5, 2009 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes.

  These muffins are as good as any sold in a fancy gourmet bakery. They’re moist, not too sweet, with a light and airy texture and a fresh lemony flavor. Now with that said, I did have one issue with the recipe. The directions say to overfill the muffin cups to get 12 big, bakery-style muffin tops. I overfilled the 12 muffins • Read More »

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Better Bran Muffins

February 4, 2009 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes.

For those of you needing to add a little fiber into your life, here’s a recipe for Better Bran Muffins. I got the recipe from America’s Test Kitchen, the PBS cooking show from the Cook’s Illustrated people. Now I know they’re not much to look at but they are good, moist (without being a grease • Read More »

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