2 cups self-rising flour*
1/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
3/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup vegetable oil
*If using all-purpose flour, sift 1 tablespoon baking powder and 3/4 teaspoon salt with flour
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 12 muffin cups.
Stir together flour, sugar, and orange peel in mixing bowl. Beat egg in separate bowl; stir in orange juice and oil. Add liquid mixture to dry ingredients, stirring just until blended. Batter will be slightly lumpy.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each 2/3 full. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove muffins from pan and cool for 5 minutes. Makes about 12 medium muffins.
If desired, spread with Orange Icing Orange Icing:
3 ozs. cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
2 teaspoons orange juice
Combine cream cheese, sugar and orange peel in small bowl; blend well. Add orange juice and stir until smooth.