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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.
  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)

Combine first 2 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
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: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4736 Calories from Fat 1749

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 199 g306.1%

Saturated Fat 119.6 g598.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 906.8 mg302.3%

Sodium 1559.1 mg65%

Total Carbohydrates 687 g229%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.6%

Sugars 377.4 g

Protein 63 g126.6%

Vitamin A 131.8% Vitamin C 265.5%

Calcium 24.8% Iron 117.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Miniature Orange Tea Muffins Recipe