Upside-Down Cranberry & Orange Zest Muffins

Unusual breakfast muffins that are served upside-down so the cranberries are on top!


2 cups fresh cranberries
1 tablespoon orange zest
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup milk


Preheat oven to 400°.

Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin tin.

In a medium saucepan combine cranberries, honey, orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg. Bring to a boil and cook covered 3 minutes. Uncover and simmer another 3 minutes until mixture thickens. Remove from heat. Cool.

In a bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. In another bowl whisk together egg, melted butter and milk. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix with a spoon until mixture is just combined.

Divide the cranberry mixture between the 12 muffin cups. Carefully spoon the batter on top of the cranberries. Bake for 20-25 minutes until muffins are golden and test done. Let cool in pan on rack for 3 mintues. Invert onto rack to cool.

Yield: 12 muffins

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