Orange Cranberry Muffins Recipe Team Team Published May 1, 2020

These cranberry orange muffins are a great breakfast item. They are sweet from the cranberries and sugar on top, but also tangy from the orange juice and zest used. It’ll be love at first bite.

How To Make Orange Cranberry Muffins

0 from 0 votes

Easily make a dozen pieces for breakfast or as a sweet tooth snack by combining two sweet flavors from oranges and cranberries.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 40 mins


  • ½ cup sugar, divided
  • ¾ cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tsp orange zest, grated
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cup cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp oats


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with liners.

  2. In a bowl, whisk ½ cup sugar, yogurt, oil, egg, 2 teaspoons orange zest, orange juice, and vanilla.

  3. In another bowl, whisk flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add the yogurt mixture and fold until almost blended. Add in cranberries.
  5. Pour the batter into muffin tins.
  6. Combine the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon orange zest, and oats in a bowl.
  7. Sprinkle over the tops of the muffins.
  8. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.


  • Calcium: 81mg
  • Calories: 236kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Cholesterol: 14mg
  • Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 98mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 253mg
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Vitamin A: 25IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Muffins Recipes

Grapes Muffin Recipe

Grapes Muffin

Have a flavorful breakfast with this grape muffin recipe! It…
Total 40 mins


    Leave a comment

    Replying to