Recipe by Stevie Bowden
"When my dad brought home a bag of cute little tangerines, I needed a way to use them up quickly, so I composed this yummy, crumbly muffin recipe filled with loads of tangerine sweetness and just enough cranberry tartness!"
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fresh tangerine juice
unbleached all-purpose flour
unsalted butter, softened
white sugar, divided
This is a great recipe. I didn't do anything with the "basics" meaning the flour, sugar, baking powder...however, I didn't have tangerines but had a few blood oranges left that I wanted to use up. I microwaved the cranberries and juice for about 90 seconds instead of simmering on the stove and then let them cool. After everything was mixed in I on a whim threw in about 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips and omitted the sugar sprinkle on top. Theses are amazing, just a little sweet and probably because I added the chocolate. Next time I would go with 3/4 cup sugar.
Just as an afterthought...I might also reduce the temp to 350 for myself. 375 browned them quite quickly and the inside wasn't quite ready.
What a great tasting , simple recipe. I used fresh whole cranberries, simm ered in the tangerine juice. Also adding 1/4 tsp of rum extract to the batter. Lastly, for a crispy top, before baking, I sprinkled raw sugar over the tops.
These are absolutely delicious! Used orange juice (hand squeezed) and it was fine. 375 degrees for 25 minutes worked fine for me.
My son brought us a crate of tangarines yesterday, looked up recipes and found this, will make some tomorrow and let you know how I get on.
Cheers Stevie and all reviews for giving me inspiration.
Dang, don't have dried cranberries, can I use frozen ones, or raisins?
Delicious! I will be making these again for sure. I made 2 small changes, I didn't have any fresh tangerines so I used orange juice and orange extract in place of the tangerine juice and zest. Aside from that I followed the recipe exactly and they turned out great.
What a happy accident - bought ruby grapefruit instead but decided to use it anyway. boiled the juice down w/honey to taste which will tone down the bitter bite. Use only the berries in the batter & keep the reduce juice as a syrup when serving instead of sugaring the muffin top. added some crushed pecan nuts - optional. Great basic recipe. simple & delicious. I especially liked boiling down the dried berries with the juice. Nice touch - a big thanks of appreciation for sharing!
Raves at a potluck brunch! I substituted orange juice and was fabulous!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cute Cranberry Tangerine Muffins
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 80
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