Orange muffins |

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25 August 2013



Orange muffins

Orange muffins


130g flour
130g whole-wheat flour
140g brown sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3g salt
3g ground cinnamon
3 tsp grated orange zest
80ml orange juice
160ml buttermilk
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
60ml butter, melted
60g walnuts, chopped
<strong>For the icing:</strong>
150g cream cheese
100g icing sugar
50ml orange juice
Orange zest to decorate
Preparation Time


  • Preheat the oven to 200 C. Grease the muffin pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, put together flours, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, orange juice, and cinnamon.
  • Get another bowl and combine orange juice, buttermilk, vanilla extract, egg and butter.
  • Add the egg mixture and milk to the flour mixture. Stir until evenly combined. Now fold the chopped walnuts.
  • Evenly divide the mixture among the muffin cups and sprinkle with sugar. Place the muffin pan in the oven and bake until lightly browned. Approx. 20 minutes.
  • Place on a wire rack to cool.
  • <strong>To make the icing:</strong>
  • Bea together the cheese, orange juice and sugar. Once the muffins are completely cool, top each with a spoonful of icing and pinch of orange zest.
Cooks Note

Preparation time: 45 minutes
Serves: 12

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