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Ingredients[]

  • cooking spray
  • 1¾ cups self rising flour [1]
  • ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup oat bran
  • ¼ cup flax seed, ground
  • 1 med egg, lightly beaten
  • grated zest of 1 orange
  • ¾ cup orange juice, preferably freshly squeezed with any fine pulp included
  • ¼ cup orange blossom honey, or any other light honey
  • 2 tbsp oil, canola, corn or peanut preferred
  • orange marmalade

Directions[]

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Line 12-muffin pan with paper liners and spray liners with the non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine the flour, baking soda, bran and ground flaxseed.
  4. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the egg.
  5. Add the orange zest, orange juice and oil.
  6. Combine the wet and dry ingredients lightly; the batter should still be lumpy.
  7. Fill muffin cups about half full.
  8. Drop a small dollop of orange marmalade in the center of each muffin.
  9. Add the remaining batter, completely covering the marmalade.
  10. If desired, decorate the top of each muffin with a small garnish of orange peel.
  11. Bake for approximately 18 minutes, or until tops are lightly brown and muffins are springy to the touch.
  12. Serve with butter or margarine if desired, or more orange marmalade.

Notes[]

  1. If using all-purpose or cake flour, add 1 tablespoon of baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
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