Orange Raisin Muffins
Oranges and raisins are grown in our state, so this recipe represents our region well.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 medium navel orange
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1 egg
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup raisins
- Peel orange; place peel in a blender or food processor. Separate orange into segments; place in blender. Add orange juice; cover and process until well blended. Add butter and egg.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in orange mixture just until moistened. Fold in raisins.
- Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cup two-thirds full. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 206 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 419mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Orange Raisin Muffins in Country Extra January 2002