Sunshine MuffinsFrom THE INN AT ROSE HALL
Cooking Time:15 to 18 minutes
- 1 large whole orange, washed and unpeeled
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup chopped dates
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 cup butter, cut in pieces
- 1/1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
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.