Orange Date Muffins (or Bread) © llizard aka ejm 2000, 2002, 2016
Preheat oven to 400F for muffins or 350F for bread
1 whole orange
½ c orange juice
½ c dates, pitted and chopped
½ c oil
1 c all purpose flour
½ c wheat bran
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp sugar
- Wash orange well. Chop orange (peel and all! - no seeds though) in pieces and put in food processer until the rind is finely ground. Add juice, dates, egg and oil and whir it around again.
- Mix dry ingredients in a bowl. Pour orange mix into dry ingredients. Stir just enough to mix together.
- Put in greased muffin tins and bake for 15 minutes at 400F. If you are making bread, line loaf tin with wax paper and bake for 55 minutes at 350F
Based on Edna Staebler's sister Ruby's orange date muffin recipe included in the article entitled "Muffins in Minutes" by Edna Staebler published in "Entertaining and Recipes" October/November 1983.