Cranberry Muffins Recipe (Extra Quick)

Cranberry muffins are one of my favorite holiday season treats. Nice, cute, moist and delicious! Plus, they are very easy and quick to prepare. Try the recipe:

Cranberry Muffins Recipe (Extra Quick)

Servings 12


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 cup halved cranberries
  • 7 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, optional
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cinnamon sugar, to sprinkle


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  • Preheat the oven to 400°F/200°C/Gas Mark 6.
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons sugar over the cranberries; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the remaining sugar, flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg, oil, and milk. Next, make a hole in the middle of dry ingredients; add in liquid ingredients. Mix only until incorporated; don’t overmix. Apply lemon zest and berries.
  • Then, fill greased standard muffin pan with mixture. Sprinkle tops with cinnamon-sugar.
  • Bake around 20 minutes. Remove and allow to cool in the baking pan for 10 minutes then remove and allow to cool completely. Serve.