Chocolate & orange muffins

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Chocolate and orange are a match made in heaven, and in this recipe, traditional Seville marmalade adds a citrus twist to these delicious muffins

Chocolate & orange muffins

SERVES

10

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

20

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

30

MINUTES

CUISINE

Spanish

COURSE

Baking

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.

  2. Grease a tray of muffin tins or line with non-stick muffin cases.

  3. Cream the butter, add the sugar and the finely grated lemon zest, add the eggs one by one and beat well between each addition.

  4. Next add the buttermilk, marmalade and chocolate chips. Blend well. Finally stir in the flour, salt and bread soda, until just mixed.

  5. Fill the greased muffins tins with the batter, bake for 30-40 minutes in the preheated oven, serve warm.

Ingredients

  • 110g butter

  • 175g caster sugar

  • zest of 1 lemon, unwaxed

  • 2 eggs, preferably free range

  • 225ml buttermilk

  • 75g Seville orange marmalade

  • 75g chopped dark chocolate

  • 275g white flour

  • pinch of salt

  • ¾ tsp bread soda

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.

  2. Grease a tray of muffin tins or line with non-stick muffin cases.

  3. Cream the butter, add the sugar and the finely grated lemon zest, add the eggs one by one and beat well between each addition.

  4. Next add the buttermilk, marmalade and chocolate chips. Blend well. Finally stir in the flour, salt and bread soda, until just mixed.

  5. Fill the greased muffins tins with the batter, bake for 30-40 minutes in the preheated oven, serve warm.