Spicy Mandarin Orange Muffins Recipe

Spicy Mandarin Orange Muffins picture

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Canned mandarin orange segments11 Ounce (1 Can)
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder1 3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Allspice1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Egg1 , slightly beaten
 Milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄8 Pound, melted (1/4 Cup)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), mixed with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2553 Calories from Fat 1097

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g191.5%

Saturated Fat 49.8 g249.2%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 339 mg

Sodium 1779 mg74.1%

Total Carbohydrates 337 g112.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.5%

Sugars 181.8 g

Protein 30 g60.8%

Vitamin A 45.6% Vitamin C 157.5%

Calcium 84.8% Iron 63.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Drain the mandarin oranges well and spread out on paper towels while you mix the batter.
Sift flour, measure, then sift with the baking powder, salt, nutmeg, allspice, and sugar into a bowl.
Cut in the shortening until it is in fine particles.
Combine the egg and milk and add all at once; mix just until the flour is moistened.
Add drained orange segments and mix lightly until evenly distributed.
Spoon into large greased muffin pan, filling cups about 3/4 full.
Bake in a 350° oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until browned.
Remove from pans and while hot, dip tops in melted butter, then roll in the cinnamon-sugar.
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