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Miniature Orange Tea Muffins

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Miniature Orange Tea Muffins is a tea time cupcake. Miniature Orange Tea Muffins gets its taste from orange juice mixed with eggs and flour. Miniature Orange Tea Muffins is loved by many across the world.
Ingredients
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (plus 2 tablespoons)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon extract 1 Teaspoon
  Currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine first 2 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Chill.
Cream butter; gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each.
Combine soda and buttermilk, stirring well; add to creamed mixture alternately with flour.
Stir in orange rind, 1/4 cup orange juice, lemon extract, and currants.
Fill greased miniature (1 3/4 inch) muffin pans three fourths full.
Bake at 400° for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from pans; dip top and sides of warm muffins in chilled sauce mixture.
Place on wire racks to drain.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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