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Blood Orange & Poppy Drizzle Muffins Recipe

Blood Orange & Poppy Drizzle Muffins Recipe

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How To Make Blood Orange & Poppy Drizzle Muffins

Prefer something a little denser than cupcakes? Look no further, muffins got you covered! These easy muffin recipes will help you create baked treats that are sure to win the hearts of many.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 blood oranges, zest and juice
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • For the drizzle:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp blood orange juice


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with liners.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and poppy seeds.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, oil, blood orange zest, and juice from one blood orange.

  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.

  5. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling each about 2/3 full.

  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  7. While the muffins are baking, prepare the drizzle by whisking together the powdered sugar and the juice from the remaining blood orange. Adjust the consistency with more juice or powdered sugar as needed.

  8. Once the muffins are done, remove them from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Then, drizzle the blood orange glaze over the muffins.

  9. Serve warm or at room temperature.


  • Calories : 340kcal
  • Total Fat : 13g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 0mg
  • Sodium : 300mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 52g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 31g
  • Protein : 4g
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