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Citrus Currant Muffin

Recipe credit to Dorie Greenspan: https://doriegreenspan.com

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 orange grated zest (and juiced)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 stick unsalted butter (8 tbsp) melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 dried currants

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F. Prepare a 12 cup muffin tin.

  2. In a large bowl, rub the orange zest with the sugar until very fragrant. Whisk in the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

  3. In a large glass measuring cup whisk the orange and lemon juices, lemon extract, melted butter and eggs.

  4. Pour the liquid ingredients over the dry ingredients and stir gently to blend. Fold in the currants.

  5. Divide evenly among the 12 muffin cups and bake for about 20 minutes.