Cheddar Herb Cranberry Muffins
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Recipe type: Muffins/Quick Bread
Serves: 12
  • Dry:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbs. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • ½ tsp. dried crushed rosemary
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1¼ cups grated sharp white cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • Wet:
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbs. butter, melted
  • Extra cheese for topping
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line or grease a muffin tin.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add all of the dry ingredients. Whisk to combine.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, butter, and egg.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined. The batter will be very thick.
  5. Fill the muffin tins ¾ of the way full with batter. Top with a sprinkling of cheddar cheese.
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack for a few minutes before removing from the tin.
Recipe by The Messy Baker Blog at