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40 min

Healthy Orange Muffins for Breakfast

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40 min


12 persons




5.00 rating-star (1)

Author: Monica Feluchi

Just have a look at these orange muffins! They don’t only look gorgeous, but they  taste so delicious! These muffins are very soft and your kids will love it.


  • flour: 2 cup (chickpea flour works best here)
  • baking powder: 1 tsp
  • salt: 0.5 tsp
  • ginger: 1 tsp
  • orange: 3 piece
  • maple syrup: 0.75 cup (or agave)
  • canola oil: 3 Tbsp
  • apple cider vinegar: 1 Tbsp

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Stages of cooking

  1. Take a deep bowl and sift two cups of chickpea flour (all-purpose flour also works well) into it. Add one tablespoon of baking powder, 0.5 teaspoon of salt and one teaspoon of ginger.  Mix dry ingredients well.

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  2. Peel orange zest and squeeze one cup of orange juice.

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  3. Take another bowl and mix orange juice, zest, agave (or maple syrup), canola oil and apple cider vinegar in it.

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  4. Now, combine dry and wet mixtures and stir the liquid dough carefully.

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  5. Finally, pour the dough into the muffin molds so that it fills around 3-4 of each of them. The dough will rise while baking.

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  6. Pre-heat the oven to 180 C (350 F) and bake orange muffins for about 25-30 minutes. Let them cool down a bit and enjoy!

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History of the Healthy Orange Muffins for Breakfast:

Muffins can be traced back to the 18th century when the term was used to describe a type of quick bread that was baked in individual molds. Over the years, muffins have evolved and become a popular breakfast item all over the world.

These healthy orange muffins are a variation of the classic muffin recipe. They are made with chickpea flour which is a great alternative to regular flour, as it is high in protein and fiber. The addition of fresh orange juice and zest gives the muffins a tangy and refreshing taste that is perfect for breakfast.

Tips and Tricks for Healthy Orange Muffins for Breakfast Recipe:

  • Chickpea flour is a great gluten-free alternative to regular flour, but it can have a slightly nutty taste. If you are not a fan of this taste, you can use all-purpose flour instead.
  • Make sure to use fresh oranges to get the best flavor. The zest is what really gives these muffins their orange flavor, so don't skip it!
  • Don't overmix the batter. Overmixing can lead to tough muffins. Mix the dry and wet ingredients until they are just combined.
  • You can add some chopped nuts or dried fruit to the batter for some extra texture and flavor.

Tips for presenting the dish:

These healthy orange muffins are perfect for a cozy breakfast or brunch. To make them look even more appetizing, you can sprinkle some powdered sugar on top or add a dollop of whipped cream. Serve them with a hot cup of coffee or tea for a perfect start to your day. They can also be a great addition to a brunch buffet or a potluck breakfast.

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