Starbucks Copycat Cranberry Orange Muffins

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Eric R.


Top Review by dd3011

No-way is this a "Copy Cat" recipe of Starbucks Cranberry-Orange muffins. It's just your standard muffin recipe with some nuts, cranberries and oj peelings thrown in. Also, no mention of muffin size bake-ware. Granted, I generally use the lager muffin size tins, but I could only fill 12 cups half way - not good. I have no idea how this writer could substantiate 16 muffins, unless they're bite-size! While it's true that you should never overwork muffin batter, if you want ""fluffy" muffins, the rise on these muffins really suffer! Taste is what you'd expect with a standard muffin recipe These are definitely not Starbucks' quality or likeness. Don't waste your time on this supposed "Copy Cat" recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Set aside 1 tablespoon sugar. Combine flour, remaining sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.
  3. Combine rind, juice, oil, and egg in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Fold in cranberries and walnuts. Spoon batter into 16 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with reserved sugar. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until the muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Run a knife or spatula around outer edge of each muffin cup. Carefully remove each muffin; place on a wire rack.

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