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Lemon Cranberry Muffins

Here's a surprisingly great recipe for lemon cranberry muffins.
For a while there I had a really hard time finding cranberries in the stores. When I did finally find them in the frozen section, I grabbed 3 bags. Don't worry - I left some for others. 
The batter was very thick so I wasn't sure this recipe would even turn out, but it did! Enjoy!

Lemon Cranberry Muffins Makes 20 muffins
For the Muffins 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour1/2 teaspoon salt2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda3/4 cups sugar1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon lemon zest1/4 cup fresh lemon juice1 cup sour cream (full fat)2 large eggs2 cups cranberries (I used frozen)sugar for the top For the Glaze 1 cup confectioners' sugar3 tablespoons milk Directions Preheat your oven to 400F and line some muffin trays with paper liners.To make the muffins; combine flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and set aside.In a large bowl, beat the sugar, butter and vanilla on m…

Cinnamon Sticks and Saffron

Have you ever noticed how beautiful cinnamon sticks are?

How about saffron? Look how gorgeous the colour is!

This is my spice shelf. A few nights ago I refreshed everything and tidied up the jars. My cloves need a new lid.

Some people collect stamps or coins and I collect spices. We all have our weird hobbies. =)


  1. What a gorgeous looking stcik;) Greta idea.Minding the price of saffron lucky we do not need quantity on picture;)

  2. I love tidying up my pantry too.

    Funny that my husband think that I have nothing better to do than tidying my pantry :p

    You got lots of spices...and lots of saffron!


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