Orange Muffins

Orange Muffins

This is based on Grandmother’s recipe, handed down through the family.

Amazing Lady


12 muffins
  1. 200 grams Butter or margarine
  2. 200 grams Caster Sugar
  3. 200 grams Self Raising Flour
  4. 3 medium eggs
  5. Juice and zest of a large Orange
  6. Few drops of Orange Food Colouring


20 minutes
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    Beat butter and sugar together untill smooth and silky.

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    Beat eggs gently, adding in zest, juice and food colouring, (if used)

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    Add flour and egg mix, bit by bit, stirring the mixture to make sure there are no lumps, until everything is smooth and just about falls off the lifted spoon.

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    Using two spoons, scoop mix into the cake cases, up to 3/4 of case top

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    Cook in medium hot oven, gas mark 5/6, 190-200 degrees Celsius, for 15 minutes, then turn tray around and cook for a further 5 minutes to brown other side.

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    When cool, top with butter cream and decoration of your choice, I used sugar orange pieces from Morrison’s.

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