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Chocolate Cranberry Muffins With Orange Zest Recipe

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Scrumptious chocolate muffins combined with freshness of orange zest and sourness of cranberries. These egg-less muffins are a bit dense (owing to whole wheat flour) yet are very soft and moist.

Serves : 12 Muffins

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Refined Flour
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/3 Cup Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Orange Zest
  • 3/4 Cup Cranberries (Chopped)
  • 1 Cup Cold Water

METHOD 

  1. Preheat oven at 180 °C for 10 minutes.
  2. Sieve whole wheat flour, refined flour, baking soda and salt together in a big bowl.
  3. Now, sieve together sugar and cocoa powder and mix it in the first bowl.
  4. In another bowl, pour oil, vinegar and cold water. Whisk it.
  5. Transfer dry ingredients (few tablespoons at a time) to the bowl with liquid ingredients and mix . Repeat the process till dry ingredients are finished.
  6. Add orange zest and cranberries to cake batter and gently mix it. Rub cranberries with some flour before adding to batter so that cranberries do not settle down.
  7. Arrange muffin liners in each indentation of muffin pan.
  8. Pour cake batter into muffin liners and sprinkle few chopped cranberries on top. Fill each muffin liner only till 3/4th of its capacity.
  9. Bake at 180 °C in a preheated oven for 15-20 minutes.

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