Tangy Orange Juice Muffins


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Orange juice and grated peel enhance the flavor of these muffins and provide a "fresh" citrus taste. With only about half the calories of a traditional recipe, they are "guilt-free"!

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  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 C. Equal Spoonful or 24 packets Equal sweetener
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 C. orange juice
  • 4 Tbs. stick butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. grated orange peel

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Lightly coat 9 muffin cups with nonstick spray or line with paper- liners; set aside. Combine flour, Equal, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Stir in orange juice, melted butter, egg and orange peel until all ingredients are just moistened. Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling 2/3 full. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven 20-25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool on wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Yield: 9 muffins

Nutritional Info: Per Serving (1 muffin): Calories: 177, Fat: 6 grams, Cholesterol: 24 mg, Carbohydrates: 27 grams, Sodium: 208 mg, Protein: 4 gramsĀ 

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