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Orange Muffins Recipe

Orange Muffins

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"Here is yet another great breakfast muffin recipe for scratch muffins with orange juice and orange zest."

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Original recipe makes 1 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease bottoms only of 12 muffin cups or line with baking cups.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, orange peel and salt; mix well. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, oil and egg; blend well. Add dry ingredients all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened (batter will be lumpy.)
  3. Fill cups 2/3 full. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 1 minute before removing from pan. Serve warm.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 29, 2007

Very, very good. I made the following changes based upon other reviews and my own preferences: I subbed 1/2C whole wheat for the same amount of white flour. I added a dash of cinnamin and 4 T applesauce as well as about a 1/2C of craisens. To sweeten them up a bit, I made a drizzle for them from fresh squeezed OJ & powdered sugar. They were delicious! I will definitely make them again.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 13, 2011

I like the flavor, but I do not like the texture. Its too dry. I baked at 390 and added a couple drops of vanilla and a dash of cinnimon. I also added a bit more orange juice than it said to. Once it cooled, I brushed a little orange juice on top of them and sprinkled sugar. It improved them.

 
Oct 06, 2003

I made these muffins four different ways last weekend and they were all absolutely delicious! I made strawberry, blackberry, blueberry and raspberry, all with the same flavored yogurt as the fruit I used. They are so easy to make and look like I spent a lot more time on them than I did. They are so pretty on a tray and very moist. We loved them, so I will be making them quit often now. Thanks!!

 
Sep 26, 2006

This is a great recipe. I made this as a quick bread, using an 8x4 pan and baking at 350 for 40-45 minutes. It came out excellent. I used more zest and it had lots of orange flavor. Definitely a keeper! Will make this often.

 
Sep 12, 2007

I varied my recipe based on the other additions / deletions as follows. Replaced sugar with 2/3 cup of splenda (sugar substitute). Also, always substitue butter or oil in EVERY muffin recipe and subsituted with whatever low fat yoghurt I have in the fridge (in this case it was mango/peach. Additions were 1/2 cup of cranberries and /2 cup of walnuts & 1 tsp of vanilla. I made this recipe twice and changed my cranberries/walnuts to 1/2 cup of dark choc. chips and 1/2 cup of dessicated coconut and sprinkled extra on top of each muffin. Great basic recipe. Sometimes I don't bother with plain flour & baking powder and use self raising flour which has both ingredients in one. Of course I will make these again, they look great, taste great too! (sounds like an ad, oh well!)

 
Jan 15, 2006

I did tweak the recipe a little after having read the other reviews. I added 2TBS more sugar, the zest from the whole orange, and in addition to the orange juice, I squeezed the juice of half an orange. I made mini muffins and baked for 18 min - wonderfully crispy top and soft center. I will make these again! Thanks!

 
Aug 25, 2007

very easy, very orange, very tasty, filled the kitchen with a beautiful citrus smell.

 
Mar 10, 2004

The orange muffins were yummy--I made mini muffins, and it made around 28. I only had to bake them for 18 minutes. When they came out of the oven, I brushed the tops with melted butter and sprinkled them with sugar for an added touch.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.3 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 225 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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