Orange Poppy Seed Muffins

I have been wanting a mini-muffin pan for a long time, I never actually buy myself one because it's pretty much a want not a need. Adam and I went to Target today, when Adam saw one today he threw it in the cart. Seriously he spoils me too much :) Once we got home I decided I need to make some muffins. But I wasn't sure what kind.

I ended up thinking lemon poppy seed, but all the recipes I found called for plain yogurt and we didn't have any. So I found a recipe for orange poppy seed muffins. I found these via google search, but was lead to a website called Mr.Breakfast, if all the recipes are anything like this I will be hooked, I am going to try another recipe from here soon!

These little muffins are like bites from heaven, they have just the perfect amount of orange and the poppy seeds, and are just bite size YUM!

Orange Poppyseed Muffins (From: Mr.Breakfast)
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 and 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 cup orange juice (with pulp preferred) (I squeezed 3 oranges which got me about 1 c. then added 1/4 c. water)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons orange extract (I omitted and used some orange zest)
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and poppyseeds. Set aside.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, sour cream, oil, orange juice and extract.

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until moistened -- not overmixing.

Divide batter into 24 greased muffin cups. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until tops are golden brown.


Erin said...

Those look so good! I've been wanting to make lemon poppyseed muffins (or pound cake) for so long now!

Linds said...

These look great- lemon poppyseed are some of my favorite muffins, but I'll have to try these. Thanks for sharing!

Gillian said...

oh yum! Definitely have to try these :) I've added sour cream to cupcakes before - makes them REALLY moist. I bet it had the same effect on these!
Thanks for sharing :)

~Amber~ said...

These sound delightful. Congratulations on the new pan!