Mary kay’s cranberry muffins
Mary Kay’s Cranberry Muffins recipe
- 2 cups flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
- 1-1/2 teaspoons nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger
- 1/3 cup margarine
- 3/4 cup orange juice
- 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1-1/2 cups chopped cranberries
- 1-1/2 chopped pecans
Combine first 8 dry ingredients and margarine, cut in with a pastry blender. In smaller bowl, blend orange juice, vanilla and eggs. Add to dry ingredients and stir in gently- just until thoroughly mixed. Fold in cranberries and pecans.
Preheat oven at 350 degrees. Fill greased muffin pan or use paper inserts; cups should be 3/4 full. Bake 20 to 22 minutes.
Batter can be prepared the night before and refrigerated with excellent results. Bake muffins freeze and microwave very well.
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