WALNUT FILLED MUFFINS

 

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  • Servings: 12
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups walnuts, toasted
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter,softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 recipe frosting:
  • 1/2 cup softend butter
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp finely shredded orange zest
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line 12 muffin cups with papers.
  • In food processor finely grind the nuts with 2 tbsp sugar and 1/8 tsp salt.
  • Add 1 tbsp orange juice; process until combined. Using a level tablespoon shape some nut mixture into 12 balls; set aside remaining.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt;set aside.
  • Beat butter in mixer 30 seconds; beat in 3/4 cup sugar.
  • Beat in eggs, orange juice, milk, and oil on low speed.
  • Gradually add flour mixture, beat until just combined.
  • Spoon half of batter into cups, top with walnut balls, then remaining batter.
  • bake for 20 minutes or until tops spring back when touched.
  • Cool in pans 5 minutes.
  • Cool on rack.
  • Spread with frosting, top with reserved nuts.
  • Frosting:
  • Beat butter, whipping cream, orange zest until combined.
  • Beat in powdered sugar.

Notes

This recipe is from Better Homes & Gardens. I haven't tried it yet, but I wanted to put it on here, so I could save it.

Categories: Bread  Muffin 

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