Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Coffee Orange Muffins (Whole wheat)

Banana chocolate muffins are the most favorite in my household and is a mandatory preparation every weekend to prepare and stock for the week to be eaten as tea time snack. This time I was in an experiment mode and wanted to try a different flavor. But hubby wanted to keep the chocolate flavor intact. So made these coffee orange muffins using whole wheat flour. They turned out to be yummy and was a good change for our tea time!


Whole wheat flour: 1 cup
Sugar: 1/2 cup
Cocoa powder: 1 heaped tbsp.
Coffee: 1 heaped tbsp.
Baking soda: 1/2 tsp.
Orange juice from 2 large oranges
Eggs: 2
Oil: 1/4 cup
Yogurt: 2 tsp.
Orange essence: 1 tsp.

  1. Pre-heat the oven at 200 C for about 20 minutes while you prepare the mix. 
  2. Begin by sieving the whole wheat flour in a big mixing bowl. Sieve in cocoa powder, coffee and the baking soda. 
  3. Mix everything slowly but really well so that there are no lumps remaining. Keep aside. 
  4. In another big mixing bowl, add the sugar. Break the eggs in the bowl and beat it well. Do not over mix. I used a hand whisk. 
  5. Now add the orange juice and mix well.  
  6. Add the oil, yogurt and the orange essence. Mix everything nicely with the help of whisk. You can also use the electric mixer. 
  7. Slowly begin to add the flour mix to this mix. Add a little at a time and keep on mixing but remember not to over mix. Just mix it until you see no lumps. The mix should be little flowy and not dense. 
  8. Spray the muffin molds (I used paper molds) with very little oil. Fill in the mixture in all the molds up to half. 
  9. Bake for 30 minutes at 200 C. Then do the toothpick test. Insert a toothpick in the middle of the muffin, it should not have the batter stuck to it, it should come out clean with little crumbles. If not done, bake for a little more time until the toothpick comes out clean. 
  10. Remove and serve warm with tea. Let cool completely and it can be stored for up to a week in the refrigerator in air tight container. Enjoy! 

You might also like Whole wheat banana chocolate muffins

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