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Orange Corn Muffins

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

1 dozen

Updated: Jun. 12, 2022

This is an old recipe that I decided to improve upon—and I like this version so much better! Sometimes, I'll make lemon corn muffins by substituting lemon peel if I don't happen to have any oranges on hand. —Hope Huggins, Santa Cruz, California
Orange Corn Muffins Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, room temperature, beaten
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, combine egg, milk, oil and orange zest. Stir into cornmeal mixture just until moistened.
  2. Fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 425° until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 muffin: 161 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 198mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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