Orange Muffins

I swear, Pioneer Woman is a genius.  I’ve been making my way through her cookbook and every single thing is a winner!  I tried two new recipes this past week, meatloaf and orange muffins, and both of them will be made repeatedly.  The muffins were the perfect Saturday morning treat and would be great for a bridal or baby shower. 

Photo Source: Pioneer Woman Blog

Orange Mini-Muffins with Brown Sugar Glaze

  • 2 sticks Salted Butter, Softened
  • 1 cup White Sugar
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 whole Eggs
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 whole Oranges, Juiced And Zested
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar (lightly Packed)

Preparation Instructions

Cream together butter and white sugar in a mixing bowl. Add eggs, beat well, and mix in flour. Dissolve baking soda into buttermilk, then add to the rest of the batter along with the zest from both oranges. Mix well.

Grease and flour mini muffin pans (or spray with nonstick spray with flour). Fill cups 2/3 full. (This recipe yields 36 mini-muffins, or 3 tins.)

Bake at 375ºF for 12 to 17 minutes (or 20 to 25 minutes for regular-sized muffins), or until lightly browned.

In a separate bowl, combine brown sugar and juice from the freshly zested oranges. You should have about ½ cup. Mix well. Drizzle this glaze over the warm muffins. Remove muffins from the pan while still warm.

Note: If you don’t have buttermilk, add 1 tablespoon white vinegar to just under 1 cup of milk. 

Leave Some Freckle Love

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s