Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Yields: 12 muffins
Remove seeds from orange and cut into chunks. Place in food processor and grind until rind is fine. Add orange juice, dates, eggs and butter and blend thoroughly.
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar and salt.
Pour orange mixture over dry ingredients and stir until blended.
Spoon batter into lightly oiled muffin pan. Fill 3/4 full.
Bake for 15-18 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool on a rack for 5 minutes.