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Chocolate Orange Muffins

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Serves 1 - 7 Muffins

These are very easy to make and taste gorgeous, soft and fluffy on the outside with a chocolate orange centre

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  • For the muffins
  • 200g Self-raising flour
  • 100g Golden caster sugar
  • 1 Large egg
  • 75ml Sunflower oil
  • 150ml Milk
  • 1 tsp Orange extract\flavouring
  • 1 Orange
  • 7 Chocolate orange segments
  • For the coating
  • Rest of the cholate orange segments


    1. Heat the oven to 150deg C (fan)\160deg C (non fan). Line a deep muffin tray with 7 lareg paper muffin cases
    2. Sieve the flour into a bowl and stir in the sugar. Zest the orange into the bowl
    3. In a large jug mix together the egg, sunflower oil, milk and orange extract\flavour using a fork or wisk.
    4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir VERY gently together until just combined.
    5. Put a tablespoon of the mixture in the base of each paper case. Break a segment of chocolate in half and place two halves in the middle of each muffin. Top with the rest of the muffin mixture.
    6. Bake for 15 min (fan)\20 min (non fan) until risen and firm.
    7. For the coating, melt the rest of the chocolate orange segments over a bowl of hot water and then drizzle the chocolate on top of the muffins.

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28th Apr, 2013
I followed this recipe to the letter, but when it came to baking I had to add on an extra 10 minutes in the oven! The sponge was no where near cooked. Tasted good once finally done, but disappointing that the recipe seems flawed.
26th Nov, 2012
Thank you Richard, my daughter needed a recipe for food tech at school and this recipe was so fantastic that the head teacher got to try it, thank you so much! Beth cross
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