Saturday, September 1, 2012

Orange Berry Muffins Recipe



Raspberry and Blueberry with a hint of orange

A perfect morning to go treat for the end of summer...
fresh, moist, hint of orange and berry... a perfect combination!

In a large bowl mix:
1/4 cup of sugar
1/4 cup of shortening till resembles course looking sugar

beat in :
1 egg

Add:
1 3/4 cup cake flour
3 teaspoons of baking powder
a pinch of salt
1 tablespoon grated orange peel

sugar for tops

Alternate:
1 cup of milk to wet the dry ingredients.
Fold in one cup mixed of fresh blueberries, red raspberries or strawberries and blackberries
Line muffin cup pan with paper liners, fill to 3/4 full. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.



9 comments:

Victoria said...

Looks delish! I'd sub butter for the shortening because I love the way it tastes :) Mmmmmm

Federica said...

Wonderful combination :) I like these muffins very much. Bye, have a good we

Amelia said...

Hi Claudia, this muffin look awesome.

Have a nice weekend, regards.

Lizzy Do said...

Oh, boy...nothing better in the morning than berry muffins! The addition of orange sounds perfect!

Alida said...

Wow, I am pleased it shut down!! He did something really awful to you.
Welcome back! I love these little treats you made!

Rosemary said...

Great looking muffins, Claudia -- the addition of orange is something I'd never thought of before. Will definitely try.

Vicki Bensinger said...

These are beautiful and I love all the berries you added with the addition of orange zest. I like that much better than lemon zest. Nice recipe!

Parsley Sage said...

A great way to snazz up a plain old blueberry muffin recipe!

Parsley Sage said...

A great way to snazz up a plain old blueberry muffin recipe!