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Cranberry Nut Muffins

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"This special holiday bread recipe combines two of my favorites-- tangy dried cranberries and spicy cardamom."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 14 servings

Directions

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  1. In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Stir in buttermilk, egg, butter, cranberries and nuts just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Beat cardamom butter ingredients until smooth; serve with muffins.

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Most helpful positive review

I tried this recipe because I *love* cardamom. However, I felt that the amount of cloves in this recipe was a tad excessive and eclipsed the taste of the cardamom. I would have liked to have h...

Most helpful critical review

Good taste but very Dry.

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I tried this recipe because I *love* cardamom. However, I felt that the amount of cloves in this recipe was a tad excessive and eclipsed the taste of the cardamom. I would have liked to have h...

I actually did exchange the cardamom for cinnamon and added a dash of nutmeg, plus a touch of vanilla to these muffins and they were quite delicious. I would definitely make these again the sam...

These were very good! I made them with half whole wheat flour.

I just bought some cardamom, so I searched by ingredients and these came up. I made only a few changes--left out the cloves, and used 1/2 tsp each freshly ground nutmeg and cinnamon. I didn't h...

I loved the unique flavor combination of cloves and cardamom. I skipped the glaze as I usually pack muffins for breakfast at work, and I didn't think the muffins needed the added fat and butter...

Didn't have cardamon so used 1/2 nutmeg and 1/2 cinnamon for both the muffins and the butter. This tasted great and the butter was perfect compliment.

Good taste but very Dry.

This has now become my husbands favorite..I love them too.. love the taste of cardamom in them. I left off the glaze.