Print Options

Back to Orange Apricot Muffins >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Orange Apricot Muffins

 Orange Apricot Muffins
Orange zest enhances the apricot flavor of these muffins shared by Lois Gelzer from Standish, Maine. "Sometimes, I substitute raisins, chopped dates or other dried fruit for the apricots," she writes.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • In another bowl, combine the eggs, milk and oil. Stir into dry
  • ingredients just until combined. Fold in apricots and orange peel.
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
  • Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from
  • pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 187 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.