Orange Date Muffins (Or Chocolate Chip)

Recipe by LUv 2 BaKE
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut orange into 8 or more pieces, remove seeds.
  • Place cut orange into a blender or food processor.
  • Blend into rind is finely ground; add orange juice to this mixture to make it easier to grind.
  • Add dates (or chocolate chips), egg, and margarine; blend until mixed (if using chocolate chips you may want to add them in step 6 instead of in this step).
  • In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and sugar.
  • Add orange mixture to dry ingredients; stir gently until just mixed.
  • Spray 12 medium-large muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • Fill tins 2/3 full.
  • Bake at 400F for 15 minutes.
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“These low-fat soft orange muffins are bursting with sweet orange flavour. By far the best orange muffin I have made. The original recipe is for orange date muffins but I often replace the dates with chocolate chips. Dates have been a staple food of the Middle East for thousands of years”