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Orange Muffins made with fresh juice and zest are tender and soft. They are the perfect way to start the day!

Glazed Orange Muffins

Course Breakfast, Snack
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Cooling Time 4 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter - melted
  • 1 large egg - beaten
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup sour cream


  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Add 12 muffin/cupcake liners to a muffin pan. Lightly coat with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium size bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together butter, egg, orange juice, sour cream and zest. Add wet mixture into dry and stir to blend. Do not over mix or muffins will be tough. Spoon into 12 muffins cups. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until a tooth pick inserted into center of muffin comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool.
  • For glaze, mix together confectioners sugar, orange juice and zest. Drizzle over muffins. Let set and drizzle a second time if desired.