Choc chip orange muffins with zesty icing
Time to make: 35 mins (Hands-on time: 10 mins, Cooking time: 25 mins)
Total cost: $6.36 / $0.53 per serve
(at time of publication)
- 100g reduced-fat table spread
- 1/4 cup caster sugar
- 1/4 cup apple puree
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 cup self-raising flour
- 1/3 cup buttermilk
- zest of 1/2 an orange
- 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted
- 1 orange, juiced and zested
Step 1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 12-hole baking tray with paper muffin cases.
Step 2 In a large bowl or mixer, combine table spread and sugar, beating well until fluffy and combined.
Step 3 Alternate adding eggs and flour, mixing after each addition, until combined. Fold through remaining ingredients.
Step 4 Divide among muffin cases and bake for 20–25 minutes, until golden and risen.
Step 5 Meanwhile, make icing by combining icing sugar and orange juice in a small bowl. Add zest and stir. Drizzle icing onto muffins once cooled.
Save 622 kJ, 7.5g fat, 1g sat fat
Store muffins (without icing) in an airtight container for 2 days, or freeze in a resealable bag for up to a month.