Orange and Olive oil muffins
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Serves: 15 muffins
  • 4 eggs
  • 100g (½ cup) unrefined cane sugar
  • 75ml (2.7 fl oz) extra virgin olive oil
  • 75ml (2.7 fl oz) freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 175g (1⅓ cup) plain flour
  • ⅓ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • The zest of one orange (avoid the bitter white membrane beneath the orange peel)
  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C (350 degrees F).
  2. Line a muffin tray with muffin paper cases and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl beat the eggs with a hand mixer. Add the sugar and continue mixing until dissolved. Then mix in the olive oil and the freshly squeezed orange juice.
  4. Add in the plain flour, the baking powder, the salt and the zest of one orange. And mix it all well until just combined.
  5. Keep the batter in the fridge for approximately 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from the fridge and give a final mix before filling the muffin cases with the muffin batter ¾ full.
  7. Bake in the middle of the oven for 15-16 min at 175 degrees C (350 degrees F).
  8. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.
Recipe by Tasty Mediterraneo at