Cranberry Orange Swirl Muffins

These cranberry orange swirl muffins will be a holiday favorite with spiced eggnog, orange zest and cranberries. They are the perfect on-the-go breakfast. 


Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 45 Minutes  

Yield: 12 muffins





  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a cupcake tin with liners.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the cinnamon muffin mix, eggnog, water, egg and orange zest until moistened. Fold in half of the cinnamon topping from the mix and fresh cranberries. 
  • Divide batter equally into the cupcake cavities. Sprinkle the remaining cinnamon topping over the muffins.
  • Bake 23-25 mins or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool in pan for 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Blahnik Baker

“Blahnik Baker’s” Zainab Storms first tried baking a mere three years ago and is not afraid to admit it wasn’t pretty and far from perfect. A self-taught baker, Zainab takes her readers along with her as she experiments. Originally from Freetown, Sierra Leone, Zainab currently resides in Central New York with her husband (i.e., the self-assigned recipe tester). Zainab is a Ph.D. Neuroscience student by day and a cake-obsessed shoe-a-holic girl by night, hence the stylish blog name.

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