Orange Muffins

These orange flavored muffins are easy to make and delightful with your morning cup of coffee or tea.


1 1/4 cups flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter, room temperature

1/2 cup sugar


2 eggs

2 teaspoons orange peel, grated

1/2 cup orange juice

3/4 cup pecans, chopped

Honey Tips

Honey Is Magic

In the days before biology and botany were understood, people thought it was a special kind of magic that turned flower nectar into honey.


Preheat oven to 400°
In a large bowl, stir first five ingredients. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar and honey until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, then the orange peel. Slowly add flour mixture alternating with orange juice until well combined. Fold in pecans.
Spoon mixture into 12 greased muffin cups. Bake for 15 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Cool muffins on wire rack.
Makes 12 muffins.