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Orange muffins with dates and figs

Delicious muffins filled with dry fruits and bursting with citrus flavour
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: Mia Kouppa, Muffins with orange, Orange muffins, Vegan oatmeal muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Mia Kouppa

Equipment

  • Blender or food processor

Ingredients

  • 1 orange
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped dry figs
  • 1/4 cup chopped dates
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the topping

  • 1/3 cup large flake oatmeal
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • rind of one orange, chopped up

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Wash your orange, chop it into large chunks and remove any seeds (Do not peel your orange). Place in blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, or other large size bowl if using a hand held mixer, combine the pureed orange, egg, brown sugar and olive oil.
  • In another bowl whisk together the oat flour, all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • Mix the dry ingredients in with the wet ingredients and mix until well combined. Then, add in the chopped dry figs and dates and mix until well combined.
  • Prepare the muffin pan by spraying it with cookie spray; use muffin liners if you like. Fill your muffin cups 2/3 of the way full.
  • In a small bowl mix together the topping ingredients and then divide equally among your filled muffin cups, on top of the batter.
  • Bake in middle rack of your oven for 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Enjoy!