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Sweet tender orange muffins with tiny bits of chocolate throughout are perfect for a spring brunch.
Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottoms only of muffin pan cups; set aside.
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl; mix well. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in chocolate chips and orange zest.
Combine milk, 1/4 cup orange juice and egg in another bowl until well mixed. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fill each prepared muffin cup 2/3 full.
Bake 15-18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes; remove from pan.
Combine powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon orange juice in bowl. Spread over warm muffins. Serve immediately.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
These were really yummy, and a little different. Even my pickiest eaters took a few bites (the frosting lured them in). My husband thought they were a nice change from blueberry muffins.
I made these today for my son's preschool class. They were a big hit with the kids and the teachers! The only change I made to the recipe was that I used 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour and 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour. They were delicious!
These are delicious. I added a few extra chocolate chips as I am a chocoholic. I was able to get 16 muffins from the recipe and baked them for 18 minutes to get them a little browner. They are very tasty and don't think I am going to use the glaze as I am giving some away. Try you'll like!!!
I made these muffins this morning and served them alongside berries topped with powdered sugar. The taste was so wonderful with a steaming cup of coffee. Would make these again and soon!
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