Date Orange Muffins

Author: Canadian Living

With crunchy tops and light, moist interiors studded with dates, these simple muffins from Rose Murray are irresistible.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2003

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange rind
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pitted date
Topping:
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind

Method

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, orange rind, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In small bowl, lightly beat egg; stir in orange juice, milk, oil and vanilla. Pour over dry ingredients; sprinkle dates over top and stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon into greased muffin cups, filling three-quarters full.

Topping: Stir sugar with orange rind; sprinkle 1 tsp (5 mL) over each cup. Bake in centre of 375°F (190°C) oven until tester inserted in centre comes out clean, 20 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes. Transfer to rack and let cool completely.

Nutritional facts Pper muffin: about

  • Sodium 248 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 223.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 41 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 10.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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