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Orange and White Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Makes 12 muffins


  • 2 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp double acting baking powder
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 8 tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled until tepid
  • Zest of 1 orange, finely chopped
  • 8 oz white chocolate, finely chopped, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten


1. Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350F.
2. Line a muffin pan with muffin cups.
3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the butter, eggs, sugar, orange juice and vanilla extract.
4. With a sharp paring knife, cut open the vanilla bean and scrape out the seeds.
5. Add the vanilla seeds and the orange zest to the egg mixture and whisk until thoroughly blended.
6. With a rubber spatula, fold the egg mixture into the dry ingredients, folding only until the dry ingredients are moistened.
7. Stir in the white chocolate.
8. Using two spoons, fill the muffin cups 3/4 full.
9. Bake the muffins for 16 to 18 minutes, or until golden.
10. Cool the muffins in the pan, set on a rack.
11. When cool, store the muffins immediately in a plastic bag or airtight container.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Orange
Chocolate / White Chocolate
Preparation Method:Baking

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