Orange Walnut Muffins

Ingredients

2 oranges

2 eggs

100 grams caster sugar

114 grams butter - 1stick -1/4 pound

240 grams flour - 2 cups

8 grams baking powder - 2 teaspoons

3 grams baking soda - 1/2 teaspoon

1/2 tsp fine sea salt

1/2 cup choped walnuts

Directions

Orange Walnut Muffins


From one of my favorite little cookbooks "The Breakfast Book" by Marion Cunningham

2 oranges transform these 16 muffins from plain to Jane!


1. Preheat oven to 400F and grease your muffin tins.

2. Zest the oranges. Zyliss, zest tool or paring knife 

3. Remove pith from the orange and membranes. 

4.  Chop the orange flesh and zest fine with knife or food processor, about 1 cup. Put in a bowl

5.  Put the eggs in a seperate bowl and lightly whisk 

6. Add sugar and butter and stir in

7. In a bowl lare enough for all ingredients sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and then whisk together

8. Add the egg mixture to the dry mixture and gently stir in

9. Add the orange and stir to thorougly to combine

10. Add the walnuts 

11. Fill the muffin tins 1/2 full. if there is remaining mix add evenly to the muffins

12.  Bake for about 15 minutes. Reach between 200F and 209F with instant read thermometer in the center of the muffins

Best served hot!