Blood Orange Muffins

Blood Orange Muffins

 

Visit Cosi and Lisa for Blood Oranges to make these great delights.

Blood Orange Muffins


 

The sweet citrus flavor or blood oranges combined with the nutty hint of coconut makes these muffins a perfect, simple morning treat for all ages.


 

Ingredients

¾ cup caster sugar

1¾ cup all purpose flour, sifted

2½ tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt

2 eggs

⅓ cup butter, melted

½ cup milk

¾ cup freshly squeezed blood orange juice

zest from two blood oranges

1¼ cups dessicated coconut

½ tsp vanilla


For Glaze

1 cup icing sugar,

3-4 TBSP milk

½ tsp vanilla

Additional orange zest and coconut flakes for topping

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Line muffin tin with paper cups or grease with cooking spray

In a large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients, except the coconut

In a separate bowl, combine the wet ingredients

Slowly add wet mixture into the dry ingredients stirring gently

Fold in coconut

Fill muffin cups ¾ of the way full

Bake at 375 for 18-20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean

Let cool on rack for 10-15 minutes before adding glaze and toppings

 

For Glaze

Add sifted icing sugar to a bowl

Add milk one tablespoon at a time until desired consistency

Add vanilla

Stir until combined well

Drizzle over tops of muffins