Orange Pecan Muffins
Our neighbors often give us oranges from their trees, so I revised this muffin recipe to make use of this delicious and vitamin-rich fruit.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
- 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 4 large oranges
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 4-1/2 cups raisin bran cereal
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- In a large bowl, combine first four ingredients. Set aside. Remove the peel from two of the oranges. Cut all the oranges into eighths and remove seeds; puree in a blender or food processor If necessary, add enough water to puree to equal 2 cups. Stir oranges, eggs, oil, cereal and pecans into the dry ingredients. Blend only until mixed. Fill greased muffin tins 3/4 full. Bake at 375° for 10-25 minutes.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 237 calories, 12g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 333mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Orange Pecan Muffins in Country April/May 1992
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