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Berry-Orange Coffee Cakes

Makes: 15 servings
Serving size: 1 muffin
Prep 25 mins Bake 350°F 20 mins to 25 mins Cool 5 mins
Berry-Orange Coffee Cakes
Ingredients
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/3  cup  butter, softened
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/2  cup  granulated sugar
  • 1  cup  whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 1  egg
  • 1  tablespoon  finely shredded orange peel
  • 1  tablespoon  orange juice
  • 1/2  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1 1/2  cups  fresh cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 2  tablespoons  finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • Orange Glaze
  • 1  cup  powdered sugar
  • 1  tablespoon  orange juice
  • 1/2  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 2  tablespoons  butter, melted
  • 1/2  teaspoon  finely shredded orange peel
  • 1/2  cup  walnuts, toasted and chopped
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease fifteen 2 1/2-inch muffin cups. In a bowl combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. In a large bowl beat butter and sugars with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add ricotta, egg, orange peel and juice, and vanilla. Add flour mixture. Stir just until combined. Fold in cranberries and ginger.

2. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Remove; cool slightly. Spoon on glaze. Sprinkle with nuts and additional orange peel, if desired. Makes 15 cakes.

3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near centers comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool slightly on rack.

Nutrition Facts (Berry-Orange Coffee Cakes)
  • Servings Per Recipe 15,
  • cal. (kcal) 268,
  • Fat, total (g) 11,
  • chol. (mg) 36,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 39,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 24,
  • pro. (g) 5,
  • vit. A (IU) 292,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 40,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 169,
  • Potassium (mg) 85,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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