The Virtual Chef
International Neighbor Cookbook
Breads: Quick Breads
1 cup chopped fresh cranberries
2 tablespoons sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
/2 teaspoon salt
l/2 cup butter
3/4 cup orange juice
1 egg slightly beaten
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup sugar
Heat oven to 400 F.
In small bowl combine cranberries and 2 tablespoons sugar; set aside. In large bowl stir
together flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder and salt. cut in l/2 cup butter until mixture
is crumbly. Stir in orange juice and egg just until moistened. Fold in cranberry-sugar
mixture. Spoon batter into greased 12-cup muffin pan.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.
Dip top of each muffin in 1/4 cup melted butter, then in 1/4 cup sugar. Serve warm.
Makes 1 dozen muffins