- Exported from MasterCook
SIMPLE ORANGE MUFFINS
12 Preparation Time :
Categories : Breads Vegetarian
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
1 lg Orange
1 oz Tofu
3/4 c Sugar -- (less if desired)
3 tb Oil
1/2 c Water or orange juice
2 c Flour
1 t Baking soda
1 t Cream of tartar
1/4 ts Salt
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Finely grate the zest from the orange. Squeeze out
and strain the orange's juice. Set zest and juice
In a bowl, thoroughly mash the tofu with the sugar, or blend together with an electric mixer. Mix in the
finely grated orange zest and juice from the orange,
oil, and water (or additional orange juice).
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda,
cream of tartar and salt. Blend in the orange juice
mixture. Spoon batter into muffin pans, filling each 2/3 full. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until muffins are starting to brown very lightly, and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Karen's notes: I always use tofu as an egg-replacer
in baked goods, with excellent results. It may only
be luck, or coincidence, so if you don't have a piece
of tofu handy, try omitting it.
These muffins are pretty sweet, so you may want to
decrease the amount of sugar used. The sugar does
seem to act as a humectant though, so the muffins will
stay a little moister in storage if you use more sugar.
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