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Orange Muffins

Rated as 4.22 out of 5 Stars

"This old Mennonite recipe uses orange juice and orange zest to give the orange muffins unbelievably orange flavor."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 243 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, white sugar and grated orange peel. Stir in orange juice, 1/2 cup melted butter, eggs and chopped nuts.
  2. Pour into 12 muffin cups.
  3. Blend 1 tablespoon melted margarine, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and sprinkle on top of each muffin. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 20-25 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 243 calories; 11.9 g fat; 31.1 g carbohydrates; 3.9 g protein; 54 mg cholesterol; 376 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Fabulous Recipe!!! This is a fool proof recipe, which for me was a good thing!! By mistake, I added 1/2 lb.of melted butter instead of 1/2 a cup, and over a cup of O.J., I only had to bake the...

Most helpful critical review

Rather dry and not as stong an orange flavor as I would have liked.

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Fabulous Recipe!!! This is a fool proof recipe, which for me was a good thing!! By mistake, I added 1/2 lb.of melted butter instead of 1/2 a cup, and over a cup of O.J., I only had to bake the...

The muffins were excellent if you like your muffins less sweet. I added about a cup of fresh chopped cranberries which went very nicely with the orange. Be warned that they are not nearly as s...

This muffin is absolutely delicious! I used light brown sugar instead of white sugar and they came out great! Thanks Terry!

This is an excellent orange muffin recipe. I've been looking for this recipe for a while. The flavor is awesome and they are so moist. These are also good with raisins added.

DELICIOUS! This is a quick, easy recipe that produces light, tasty, fabulous muffins. I added 1 c. chopped dried cranberries as others suggested and loved the orange-cranberry combo. I think ...

This is a nice textured muffin with very pleasant results. I too, like a previous reviewer didn't think the orange flavour was strong enough, but my family like them lots as they devoured the wh...

The muffins were a big hit with old and young alike at Thanksgiving. No one didn't like them. I don't even like orange muffins and I liked them. However, the recipes didn't quite work the fir...

Rather dry and not as stong an orange flavor as I would have liked.

This is a quick and delicious muffin recipe that anyone would love.