Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Cranberry Orange Muffins

At the rate my baking extravaganza has been going, I am staying (far..far) away from a scale since November (wonder why?!?). This time of the year is the time for indulgence and special treats. It is necessary to pamper and rejuvenate both body and soul to get yourself in gear for another year so “let it be” (with portion control in mind of course). I enjoy filling my home with sweet aroma of different desserts and home cooked meals while glancing at our Christmas decorations, it is simply delightful and pure happiness.
This past weekend, I made Cranberry Orange Muffins (adept from Cranberry Orange Loaf). A Cranberry Orange Muffin from Nestle Tollhouse used to be my favorite until they closed down a store by my house. They made wholesome muffins filled with tangy cranberries and yummy pecans and a hint of orange which I was dying for more until I found this recipe. It was pretty close, not as heavy but enough to fulfill my craving. Find recipe {here}
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  1. You may wanna open a maysaandsunshine bakery cum cafe coz Jo would definitely patronize it!

    I love how the tartness of cranberries bring a refreshing punch to sweet food like muffins.

    It is always great to have people appreciating my backlog posts! I will be doing just as what you said. I hope you are having a wild time doing your Christmas shopping online. Remember not to get carried away.

  2. dear it looks so yummy! you are so talented xx

    Letters To Juliet

  3. 2 posts in a day! This is a treat :) Your family is so lucky that you always cook and bake up such delicious goodies for them. These muffins look like they would taste and smell yummy.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  4. mmmmm nelah! i can smell them wayyy over here in nola. hahaha they look so good and i see your little helper was helping you. i love the baking cups you used. always been a fan of decorative baking cups. don't even look at the scale. hahaha at least that's what i'm doing! i'm enjoying myself and will hit the exercise routine in january. nelah, your posts are always so delectable! the colors in your pictures are fabulous.

  5. The muffins looks delicious! It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas now ;) I've been doing some Christmas baking myself. The baking cups you use are ADORABLE! My mom and I are very into cute Christmas baking cups. Too bad we don;t have baking cups as cute as the ones you have ;) The pictures are so pretty as always, you're a great photographer and baker as well! :)


  6. Shed the pounds off next year! =D
    Now back to your muffin. Definitely looks yummy but with you baking skills, I'm sure it taste just as good! I've always love some nuts in muffins. Looks like your little one is helping you out too =D


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