Gramp’s Kitchen – Banana Cranberry Muffins

Banana Cranberry Muffins

2 cups cranberries
1 2/3 cup sugar
1 cup water
1/3 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 ¾ cup flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup mashed bananas
½ cup chopped nuts

In a small sauce pan bring cranberries, 1 cup water, and 1 cup sugar to a boil. Reduce heat – simmer uncovered 5-7 minutes – drain. In a large bowl cream shortening & remaining sugar – add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda, add to cream mixture alternately with bananas. Fold in berries and nuts.

Fill greased or paper lined muffin cups ¾ full – bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes – cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack – makes about 14 muffins

*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.

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