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Cranberry Ginger Muffins with Streusel

Streusel:
1/2 cupall-purpose flour
1/3 cuppacked light brown sugar
1 teaspoonground ginger
Pinch of Kosher salt
4 tablespoonscold butter
1/3 cupchopped pecans
Muffins:
3 cupsunbleached all-purpose flour
4 teaspoonsground ginger
1 tablespoonbaking powder
1 teaspoonKosher salt
1/2 teaspoonbaking soda
1 cuproughly chopped pecan halves, lightly toasted
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1 1/2 cupsbuttermilk
12 tablespoonsmelted unsalted butter, plus more for buttering the pan
1 cupgranulated sugar
2eggs
2 teaspoonsgrated fresh ginger
2 teaspoonsvanilla extract
1 jarFrench cranberries in syrup, drained
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Cranberry Ginger Muffins with Streusel - Equipment List

Mixing Bowls
Whisks
Vanilla

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Cranberry Ginger Muffins with Streusel - Instructions

Have all ingredients at room temperature. Preheat the oven to 375 F with the rack in
the middle position. Butter a 12-cup muffin tin.

To make the streusel: Stir together the flour, brown sugar, ginger and salt in
a small mixing bowl. Using a pastry blender or 2 forks, cut in the butter until it
creates pea-sized crumbs. Fold in the chopped pecans and set aside.

To make the muffins: Sift together the flour, ginger, baking powder, salt and
baking soda in a medium mixing bowl. Add the pecans to the dry ingredients and set
aside.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, melted butter, sugar, eggs,
fresh ginger and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients to the buttermilk mixture, and,

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using a rubber spatula, fold together until no streaks of flour remain. Do not over
mix. Gently fold in the drained cranberries, just until incorporated.

Spoon the batter into the muffin tins. Sprinkle the streusel over the tops of the
batter. Bake until the muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the
center of a muffins comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool
for 10 minutes. Release the muffins from the pan and serve.

Makes 1 dozen muffins.

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