How to Make Cranberry Orange Muffins with Whole Cranberries
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The muffins are a bit different than most muffins- while muffins are usually rich in more mellow flavors and berries, these cranberry muffins are very sweet and bursting with flavor. Topped with a orange glaze, these muffins are perfect for kids that prefer a healthy snack or dessert with a bit more flavor.
These muffins are also perfect to gift to friends and family- after baking, putting them into a plastic cupcake container will keep them fresh and make it easier to put into a festive box and gift to someone. The liners on these muffins are different from what I usually use, as they are paper tulip liners as opposed to metal liners. These liners are taller than usual liners, which prevents the batter from overflowing in the muffin pan while baking and also give the muffins a much more elegant look, which is perfect both on camera or as a gift.
After baking, these muffins can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months. First, freezing the muffins on a cookie tray, then putting them into a ziploc bag and placing the bag back into the freezer will keep the muffins fresh and ready to be reheated at any time. This is perfect for always having fresh muffins on-hand for surprise guests or a snack when you don’t have time to prepare and bake a whole batch.