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Orange Yogurt Muffins

 Orange Yogurt Muffins
Bold orange flavor and a sweet glaze on top make these light muffins extra special. “They are a great addition to any meal,” notes Anne Prince of Courtland, Virginia.
18 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 5 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup sugar, orange peel and water.
  • Cook and stir over low heat for 3-5 minutes or until sugar is
  • dissolved. Add butter; stir until melted. Remove from the heat; set
  • aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt
  • and remaining sugar. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, yogurt, milk
  • and reserved butter mixture. Stir into dry ingredients just until
  • moistened.
  • Coat muffin cups with cooking spray; fill each with a scant 1/4 cup

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Orange Yogurt Muffins (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • of batter. Bake at 375° for 13-18 minutes or until a toothpick
  • comes out clean. Combine glaze ingredients; spoon about 1-1/2
  • teaspoons over each warm muffin. Remove from pans to wire racks.
  • Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 muffin equals 147 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.