Cranberry Orange Muffins
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
12 servings
Nutritional Info
Calories 251 kcal
Fat 9 g
Carbohydrates 37 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 47 mg
Calcium 18 mg
Source: Alberta Milk


2 cups (500 ml) all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp (7 ml) baking powder
1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
1/2 cup (125 ml) unsalted butter
3/4 cup (175 ml) white sugar
2 (large) eggs
1 cup (250 ml) lentil puree
3/4 cup (175 ml) orange juice
2-3 tbsp (30-45 ml) zest of orange, approximately 1 orange
1 1/4 cup (300 ml) whole (frozen) cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190˚C). Prepare muffin tins with large muffin cup liners or lightly grease sides of tin.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a mixing bowl, blend together butter and sugar and eggs. Add lentil purée, orange juice and zest.
  4. Fold in dry ingredients until just blended and add cranberries.
  5. Spoon mixture into prepared pan filling cups three-quarters of the way full. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre of muffins comes out clean.