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Mandarin Orange Muffins
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11 INGREDIENTS • 14 STEPS • 40MINS

Mandarin Orange Muffins

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A great way to use Chinese New Year mandarin oranges. Classic buttermilk muffins with the oriental flavour of mandarin oranges. It's so amazing you’ll definitely want more than one!
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Huang Kitchen
Being a self taught chef, Huang focuses on improving cooking recipes, documenting and creating step-by-step how to guides.
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A great way to use Chinese New Year mandarin oranges. Classic buttermilk muffins with the oriental flavour of mandarin oranges. It's so amazing you’ll definitely want more than one!
40MINS
Total Time
$0.36
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Baking Powder
2 tsp
Baking Powder
Salt
as needed
Ground Cinnamon
as needed
Ground Cinnamon
Ground Nutmeg
as needed
Ground Nutmeg
Mandarin Orange
1 cup
Mandarin Orange, diced
or 2 Fresh Mandarin Oranges or 1 Can of Mandarin Oranges
Egg
1
Buttermilk
3/4 cup
Butter
1/3 cup
Butter, melted
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
171
Fat
6.2 g
Protein
2.9 g
Carbs
26.4 g
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step 1
First, clean and rinse the Mandarin Orange (1 cup) well. Then using a vegetable shredder, grate the orange rind. You will need 1/2 cup of orange rind. Peel to remove the skin, remove pith, seeds and break into segments. Then, using a sharp knife, cut the segmented mandarin oranges into small pieces.
step 1 First, clean and rinse the Mandarin Orange (1 cup) well. Then using a vegetable shredder, grate the orange rind. You will need 1/2 cup of orange rind. Peel to remove the skin, remove pith, seeds and break into segments. Then, using a sharp knife, cut the segmented mandarin oranges into small pieces.
step 2
Next, preheat oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F) and place oven rack in center of oven.
step 3
Line a 12 cup muffin pan with muffin liners and set aside while we prepare the batter for the muffins.
step 3 Line a 12 cup muffin pan with muffin liners and set aside while we prepare the batter for the muffins.
step 4
Combine all the wet ingredients. Beat Egg (1), Buttermilk (3/4 cup) and Butter (1/3 cup).
step 4 Combine all the wet ingredients. Beat Egg (1), Buttermilk (3/4 cup) and Butter (1/3 cup).
step 5
Combine all DRY ingredients: In a large bowl mix together All-Purpose Flour (1 1/2 cups), Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup), Baking Powder (2 tsp), Ground Cinnamon (as needed), Ground Nutmeg (as needed) and Salt (as needed).
step 5 Combine all DRY ingredients: In a large bowl mix together All-Purpose Flour (1 1/2 cups), Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup), Baking Powder (2 tsp), Ground Cinnamon (as needed), Ground Nutmeg (as needed) and Salt (as needed).
step 6
Then, add the WET egg mixture into the DRY flour mixture. Using a spatula, stir only until the ingredients are JUST combined. Do not OVERMIX.
step 6 Then, add the WET egg mixture into the DRY flour mixture. Using a spatula, stir only until the ingredients are JUST combined. Do not OVERMIX.
step 7
Next, fold in the diced mandarin oranges.
step 7 Next, fold in the diced mandarin oranges.
step 8
Using an ice-cream scoop, spoon the batter evenly into the muffin cups till 3/4 full.
step 8 Using an ice-cream scoop, spoon the batter evenly into the muffin cups till 3/4 full.
step 9
Sprinkle the top with Granulated Sugar (2 Tbsp) and garnish with orange rinds. And we're ready to bake the muffins.
step 9 Sprinkle the top with Granulated Sugar (2 Tbsp) and garnish with orange rinds. And we're ready to bake the muffins.
step 10
Place muffin tray into preheated oven.
step 10 Place muffin tray into preheated oven.
step 11
Bake for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of muffins comes out clean. And we're done!
step 11 Bake for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of muffins comes out clean. And we're done!
step 12
Remove from oven and cool the muffins in the pan for about 5 to 10 minutes.
step 12 Remove from oven and cool the muffins in the pan for about 5 to 10 minutes.
step 13
Then transfer the mandarin oranges onto a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
step 13 Then transfer the mandarin oranges onto a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
step 14
These muffins can be stored for a few days at room temperature and they freezes well too. As always, serve and enjoy!
step 14 These muffins can be stored for a few days at room temperature and they freezes well too. As always, serve and enjoy!
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Asian
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
Quick & Easy
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