Friday, January 31, 2014

Orange Currant-Raisin Muffin


Orange Currant-Raisin Muffin ... Muffins made with orange zest, currants, raisins and fresh orange juice. These delicious muffins with a refreshing orange flavor, are perfect for breakfast, snacks or even dessert :)


Orange Currant-Raisin Muffin
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Makes : 6 muffins


Ingredients :
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp.  grated orange zest
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 1/4 cup currants or raisins ( or a mixture of both, soak in warm water for 15 minutes and drain )


Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 190 C / 375 F. Grease or line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  • In a large bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Whisk in sugar, salt and orange zest.
  • In a separate bowl, combine egg, orange juice and butter; mix well.
  • Fold the wet ingredients together with the dry until just combined. Fold in currants or / and raisins.
  • Spoon the batter equally into each paper liner. Bake for 18 - 20 minutes or until golden brown and a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Stand in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool.





Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

27 comments :

  1. Oh Ambreen - one of these muffins that's exactly what I need right now! :)
    Actually I'd eat one of these anytime....

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  2. wow delicious muffin, perfect for breakfast or teatime.

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  3. Muffins look really delicious and yummy...

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  4. Love these! These would be great for breakfast! And i loveeeee those domed tops Ambreen! :)

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  5. wow Ambreen! your muffins are looking very yummy... i must try them.

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  6. Lovely Ambreen :-) your muffins just look great.. Loving the combo orange and raisins together ;-) just awesome :-) I'll try for sure :-P loving your presentation too :-)

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  7. Lovely looking muffins. That too orange based.
    Deepa

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  8. Perfectly baked,love the flavor..yum

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  9. Orange and raisin muffin that should taste awesome.That is a nice orange with leaf as prop.

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  10. Perfect matching with all the ingredients for the delicious muffins.

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  11. These sound great, lovely to take one to work.

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  12. Muffins lleno de pasas uvas sabroso e irresistible me gusta,hugs,hugs.

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  13. So moist and delicious, I love these muffins :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  14. yummy orange currant raisin muffins ambreen u have got great baking skills......

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    1. So sweet of you, I still have to learn a lot about baking :)

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  15. I just love the Orange and Currant combination for this awesome Muffin. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great week!
    Miz Helen

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  16. I bet these are amazing! Thanks for sharing this with us at Sewlicious Home Decor. :)

    Marti

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  17. These look fabulous for the morning with some honey butter!

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    1. Thanks Dina for visiting, these were sweet and moist enough to be served alone :)

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  18. These look mighty tasty! Thank you for linking up at Tasty Tuesdays! Your post has been pinned to my Recipes from Tasty Tuesday board. I can't wait to see what you link up next week!
    Have a terrific weekend!
    Cathy
    APeekIntoMyParadise.com
    #TastyTuesdays

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  19. I love that these muffins can be made with ingredient you probably have on hand. Thanks for bringing these by foodie friday.

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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