Cranberry Walnut Muffins
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 35 mins
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tbsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ⅔ cup whole milk
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • ¼ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • ¾ cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • ⅓ cup walnuts, chopped
  1. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugars, salt, and spices in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add milk, egg, apple sauce, and melted butter and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  3. Stir in walnuts and chopped fresh cranberries until just combined. fresh cranberries
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  5. Spoon muffin batter into baking cups lining a muffin pan until they are about ¾ filled. cranberry muffin batter
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean and the tops are turning slightly golden brown. cranberry muffins cranberry walnut muffins
  7. Cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes before serving (to minimize sticking to the paper liners). cranberry muffins
Makes 12 muffins
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at