Lemon-Cranberry Muffins

January/February 2011

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These lemony cranberry-studded muffins crunch lightly with cornmeal and are topped with a kiss of sugared lemon zest. They’re great warm from the oven, but also keep well for a few days and freeze beautifully.

Lemon-Cranberry Muffins

10 Reviews for Lemon-Cranberry Muffins

Healthy and delicious

I was looking for a healthy mango-lime muffin recipe and couldn't find any so I took this recipe and replaced the cranberries with chunks of mangoes and the lemon with lime... Delicious!!

Great texture

These turned out great! The cornmeal adds nice texture. Looking forward to having some of these in the freezer!

crunch top, moist inside, good flavor
Lemony, healthy, delicious. What more can you ask

These are now on my regular rotation of muffins. Healthy carbs, low in sugar, and the tartness of the lemon and cranberries makes them full of flavor. Most of the sweetness is in the lemon zest topping, which gives bursts of sweetness with very little sugar. And everyone I have shared them with has raved about them.

Great fresh-baked breakfast

Easy make-ahead prep. I mixed the dry ingredients in one bowl and the wet ingredients in another the evening before I made them. In the morning I just combined everything and baked. Only 10 minutes or so of hands-on prep & we had hot fresh muffins for breakfast. Delicious. I also added extra lemon zest and juice.

Easy, quick

These muffins were delish - little crunchy on the outside; light & moist inside. I used dried cranberries (craisins) that I soaked in boiling water to soften beforehand & brown sugar for the batter & topping. I also added 1tbs lemon juice. The lemon/cranberry combination is great. I would love to make these again, especially coz they're a little healthier and not so sweet as most muffins!


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