Cooking with Manuela: Orange-Poppy Seeds Muffins

These orange-poppy seeds muffins are loaded with citrus taste, further smooth texture and slightly poppy seeds-crunch

Get up to one among these smooth and fluffy, orange-poppy seeds muffins, full of sunshine-sweet citrus taste from freshly squeezed orange juice and finely grated zest. The simplest method to brighten up your morning!

Muffins are laughably straightforward to make, particularly while you notice that every one you really want are two bowls (one for the dry elements, one for the moist) and three steps: combine the dry, combine the moist and mix the 2. You may put together these muffins in minutes with out the usage of a blender. To maintain the muffins smooth and moist is definitely advisable to whisk the batter by hand, in order that you do not overmix it. 

For this recipe I made the muffin liners myself with three sheets of parchment paper. Why would I need to do this – you would possibly ask. Effectively, initially, when you’ve been following me for some time now, you most likely know that I hate losing cash, and parchment paper is means cheaper than these fancy liners.

Second, I really like the best way they give the impression of being… identical to these yummy-looking muffins out of your favourite bakery on the town. I do advocate to make use of brown parchment paper, however you should use plain white too! 

And lastly (if you really want another reason!) you can also make any measurement muffin you want with these AND you’ll be able to fill these liners means up excessive, to make further further giant muffins with NO SPILL OVERS. Ever! Now I do know you’re going to strive these home made liner too!

Did you discover the prettiest matte black plate I’ve in my images? Oh-so fairly, proper?!? It is a current from Tuxton Dwelling, for the lunch of their new Zion assortment, with 4 modern matte glazes to select from. Additional fashionable and really fashionable. And I LOVE IT!!

Right here is my how-to video to make these bakery-style, tulip-shaped muffin liners

And right here is my video recipe for these muffins. Now, let’s get baking!


YIELD: 12 muffins

    • 2 1/three cups (300 gr) all-purpose flour
    • three/four cup (150 gr) sugar
    • pinch salt
    • 2 tablespoons (20 gr) poppy seeds
    • half of tablespoon baking powder
    • 2 oranges, finely grated zest and juice
    • four oz (115 gr) unsalted butter, melted
    • 1 /four cup (60 ml) milk, room temperature
    • half of cup (120 gr) plain Greek yogurt, room temperature
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 eggs, room temperature
    • 1 or 2 tablespoons of glowing sugar for adorning (non-compulsory)


TIME: about 45 minutes

Preheat the oven to 425º F (215º C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners. 

Soften the butter minimize in items in a double boiler or microwave for about 40 seconds. Let calm down.

First bowl: whisk collectively the flour, sugar, salt, poppy seeds and baking powder. And blend. 

In a second bowl: add the oranges’ zest and juice, melted butter,  milk, yogurt, and vanilla extract. Beat nicely. Add the eggs whereas whisking. 

With a spatula or whisk, mix the moist and dry elements. Don’t over combine.  

Spoon the batter into the ready muffin tin, utilizing a cookie or ice-cream scoop. 

Sprinkle with the glowing sugar if you want. 

Bake for 10 minutes at 425º F (215º C). Decrease the temperature to 375º F (190º C), and bake for an extra 15 to 20 minutes, or till golden on high.


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