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Whole Orange Muffins

Yes, you really do put the whole orange in the mix for these amazing muffins — skin and all! We like to use an organic or spray-free orange.

Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

15 mins

Serves

makes 12 small or 10 medium muffins

Vegetarian

Nut Free

Baking

Kids

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Ingredients

1 whole orange

120 g butter, melted

1 egg

1/2 cup orange juice

1 1/2 cups plain flour, or gluten-free flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 cup raisins

icing sugar, to dust (optional)

Method

STEP 1

Preheat oven to 180°C fanbake and grease or line 12 small or 10 medium muffin pans.

STEP 2

Cut whole, unpeeled orange into chunks and remove pips.

Place in a food processor and whizz to a purée.

Add butter, egg and orange juice and whizz to combine.

STEP 3

In a mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda.

Add orange mixture and fold in gently.

Do not beat.

Fold in raisins.

STEP 4

Spoon into prepared muffin pans and bake until risen and cooked through (15 minutes).

Dust with icing sugar before serving, if desired.

VARIATION

You can use gluten-free flour in place of plain flour if desired.

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