Citrus Muffins

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup cooking oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup fresh citrus juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated citrus rind
  • TIP:
  • CITRUS CORDIAL
  • (recipe courtesy Georgia Downard - Gourmet Magazine)
  • 1/2 cup juice of Valencia orange
  • 1/2 cup juice of navel orange
  • 1/2 cup juice of tangerine
  • 1/2 cup juice of tangelo
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups Cognac or brandy
  • Zest from 2 oranges, cut into strips
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 clove
  • Dash of freshly ground nutmeg
Directions

Combine oil, sugar, and eggs. Mix well. Add remaining ingredients. Blend. Pour into muffin pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes.

CITRUS CORDIAL

Simmer orange juice with sugar until sugar is dissolved

Add Cognac or Brandy, zest and spices.

Place in a sterilized jar, seal tightly - store in a cool place - shaking occasionally for 1 month

Strain it through a fine sieve into a sterilized decorative bottle for another month before serving

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