Muffins (Grand Marnier Cranberry)

posted by elinorw 11-18-98 6:46 AM

Grand Marnier Cranberry Muffins

1 1/4 c orange juice
1/4 c Grand Marnier liqueur
3/4 c canola oil
2 c chopped cranberries
2 1/2 c all-purpose flour
1 c whole-wheat flour
1 1/2 c sugar
2T baking powder
1/2 t salt
1 1/2 T chopped orange zest
4 egg whites

Preheat oven to 400.

Combine the orange juice, Grand Marnier and the oil; set aside while you prepare the batter.

In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and orange zest.

In another large bowl, beat the egg whites until frothy.

Combine the juice mixture with the beaten egg whites. Add the egg mixture and the cranberries to the flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

Using a 1/4-cup measure, divide the batter amont 24 muffin cups that have been fitted with paper cups.

Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown and puffed.

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