Saturday, January 29, 2011

a leisurely Saturday morning

It doesnt get any better than this.. A great muffin straight from the oven and the gardening magazine to pass away the cold and snowy morning as January draws to a close..

For those of you who are interested, I will try may hand at posting this receipe for these delicious muffins..

Lemon Cranberry Muffins

  1. 1/2 cup sugar

  2. 3/4 cup yogurt

  3. 1/3 cup canola oil

  4. 1 large egg

  5. 3 tsps grated lemon zest

  6. 2 Tbsps lemon juice

  7. 1 tsp vanilla

  8. 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour

  9. 1/2 cup cornmeal

  10. 2 tsp baking powder

  11. 1 tsp baking soda

  12. 1 1/2 cups chopped cranberries

  13. 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

  14. 2 Tbsps raw or turbinado sugar( or use reg. sugar)

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Line the muffin tin with 12 paper liners, or grease well. Wisk 1/2 cup sugar, yogurt, oil, 2tsps lemon peel, lemon juice and vanilla in medium bowl.

Wisk flour, cornmeal, soda, and baking powder in lg bowl. Add yogurt mixture and fold until almost blended. Fold in cranberries and wlanuts, divide into 12 muffin cups. Combine raw sugar(or you can use reg sugar) and remaining lemon peel, sprinkle o tops. Bake 20-25 mins.

These yummy things are just what you need on a cold wintery day.. They're almost as good as a little dose of sunshine.. enjoy


  1. They do look yummy. I love anything that has cranberries in it. Did you sneak a piece to Oscar?