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Orange Blueberry Muffins

I got this recipe years ago, and it is still a family favorite. Blueberries are grown right here in the Midwest, and they have a delicious flavor. As an added bonus, not only are these muffins tasty, they're nutritious, too!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked oatmeal
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Combine the oatmeal and orange juice; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and soda. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add oatmeal mixture, oil and eggs. Stir just until ingredients are moistened. Carefully fold in berries and orange zest.
  • Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full. Combine walnuts, sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over top. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 228 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • crankyankee
    Mar 25, 2017

    expected more flavor,