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Mandarin Orange Muffins Recipe

Makes 12 muffins


  • 11 oz mandarin orange segments
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


1. Spread orange segments on a paper towel to drain.
2. Briefly sift together flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, allspice, and 1/2 cup sugar.
3. Cut in the shortening, until it resembles a fine grain.
4. Combine the egg and milk. Mix well.
5. Add to the flour mixture. Mix just until well-moistened.
6. Add orange segments. Mix gently.
7. Spoon into a greased muffin tin, filling abour two-thirds full.
8. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. 9. Remove from oven.
10. Combine cinnamon with remaining 1/4 cup sugar roll tops of hot muffins in cinnnamon mixture.
11. Serve warm or at room temperature.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Orange
Preparation Method:Baking

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