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Cranberry Whole Wheat Muffins

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest (grated orange peel)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen, thawed cranberries, halved
  • 1 cup chopped, toasted pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin pan with paper liners.
  • In a medium bowl combine flours, sugar, baking power, ginger, orange zest, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk together milk, melted butter, and egg. Stir in cranberries and nuts.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry and stir just until blended. Do not over mix.
  • Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Sprinkle granulated sugar on top of muffins, if desired.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned.