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Orange Muffins


Makes 1 dozen muffins


2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Whipped butter (optional)
No-sugar-added orange marmalade fruit spread (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat twelve medium-size muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray, or line with paper liners; set aside.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and orange peel in medium bowl. Combine egg, orange juice, butter, milk and vanilla in small bowl until blended; stir into flour mixture just until moistened.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each cup 1/2 full. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool. Serve warm or at room temperature. Spread with whipped butter and marmalade, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Cholesterol 29 mg
Saturated Fat 3 g
Total Fat 5 g
Calories from Fat 34 %
Calories 128
Protein 3 g
Sodium 231 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Fat 1

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