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Choc Chip Orange Muffins 巧克力香橙满芬


Think I'm hit by the Muffin bug again.  For breakfast I made these Choc Chip Muffins and added in some orange zest for a fruity fragrance.   There were some leftovers for afternoon tea as well and I just heated them up in the oven toaster as I like to have my muffins warm.



Recipe for Choc Chip Orange Muffins

    Ingredients
  • 9 oz plain flour
  • 4 oz caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Canola oil
  • 125 to 150 ml plain yoghurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 100 gm choc chips
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • a pinch of salt
Method
  1. Sift flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a mixing bowl.  Mix in sugar thoroughly.
  2. Whisk eggs, oil, vanilla and yoghurt till well combined
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.  Toss in the choc chips and orange zest, mix till just combined.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop mixture into the  muffin liners till 3/4 full.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 200 deg.C for 20 to 25 mins. till skewer inserted comes out clean.
  6. Let the muffins cool on a wire rack.






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Comments

  1. These muffins look so gorgeous, Cheah. So is your new cake stand.

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    1. Thank you, Angie. Yes, love that stand, a gift from a friend!

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  2. Hi Cheah, well ... you are not alone .. I'm hit by the muffin bug too ^-^ Yummy Choc Chip Orange Muffins you've baked and I certainly enjoy these warm muffins too !

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    1. Yes, maybe because muffins are so quick and easy to whip up!

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  3. 好吸引人的muffin。 早餐时刻。非常合我意。
    谢谢您的分享。

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  4. Wow...I'm drooling now....how can anyone resist these yummy muffin?
    Thanks for sharing with BREE^^

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  5. Hi Soke Hah, your muffins are always so lovely and tempting. Bookmarked all, must find time to try them but not too soon cos' I going away for long holiday in a month's time.

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    1. Oh, that's great news, Kimmy. You do need a long holiday to relax!

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  6. Hi Cheah,
    Lovely muffins. The perfect treat for breakfast and tea-time, especially with choc chips! And the addition of orange zest sounds so fragrant!

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    1. Yes, having them for breakfast is a real booster!

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  7. I'm also crazy of muffins lately. Will add your recipe in my to do list too! Look so yummy :D

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  8. Wow..these are beautiful. I really love how the top turned out!

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  9. Hi Cheah , almost to pretty to eat , so I will close my eyes ;-D orange and chocolate chip , I will have to try this one , Thanks

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  10. nuff said, damn delicious citrusy orange!

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