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I made a batch for the ladies at work on Secretary's Day to have with their morning coffee. They were a big hit! The muffins were so easy to make and extremely moist and delicious. I was a little worried that the batter seemed thick (almost like corn bread) and that it would be "crumbly" when done. I added just one ingredient: I sprinkled the top of the muffins with powdered sugar. I will definitely make them again very soon. Thank you for this teriffic recipe!

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Gita April 25, 2002

I made this as part of Worldwide Recipezaar Day. This is an ideal breakfast muffin. I added 100 grams of bittersweet chocolate to the orange mix in the blender, and the combo of orange and chocolate was delicious. The house really smelled great as they were baking away.

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Mirj February 12, 2002

I have never tried making orange muffins before and these are sooo good. My Assyrian husband says they are similar to a type of "bread" his mom makes. They also were devoured by my very fussy daugther. Thanks for the recipe!!

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z.lazar July 07, 2002

These were very good. Moist, with a delicious smell as they bake. I did add the miniature chocolate chips (as suggested in the description), which I would do again - I used a scant 1/2 cup. The taste and texture was very nice, very very orangey. I would make these again. Very easy to make, too. The only thing that didn't "wow" me was the appearance - they didn't puff up as nicely as I expected and had a bumpy appearance, despite careful mixing by hand.

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HeatherFeather February 11, 2002

Amazing that something smelling and tasting so good could be so easy!!! Thank you for this recipe!!

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** Poppy ** November 06, 2002

these were so easy to make that i doubled it and shared some with my neighbor whose oranges i used for the juice in the recipe. i used really sweet tangelos chopped up instead of oranges. next time i will try the oranges just like the recipe. also, i'll try the bit of chocolate that is suggested. we all really loved these! it made for a special sunday morning breakfast.

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patticakes March 10, 2003

The smell when these are baking is incredible!

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KJ December 25, 2001

These are amazing! I doubled the batch but didn't need to change a thing. I will definitely make over and over again. Thanks for the recipe! EDIT: I just remade these but made it into a bread instead. I topped the bread with an orange glaze made from powered sugar, orange juice and just a touch of vanilla extract.

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RachelB-KY May 25, 2010

In an attempt to lower the fat, just a little, I made this recipe using 1/4 cup canola oil and 1/4 cup applesauce in place of the 1/2 cup butter. I also decreased the sugar to 1/2 cup. The muffins still rose beautifully and they tasted so orangey delicious. This will be a keeper in our home!

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Susie in Texas March 14, 2004

Wonderfully simple recipe, yielding a moist and yummy muffin. Terrific aroma when baking and a delicious, orangey flavor that, surprisingly was not bitter (I was leary of the "with peel" part) I've made this twice now, not changing the ingredients one bit. The second time I needed a quick bread for company so I used this recipe as I had extra oranges on hand and thought it would work out well. For the bread I used a 9x5x3, lowered the temp to 375 and baked for 45 minutes. Perfect!

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ldyday January 18, 2012
Fresh Orange Muffins