Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe Ever! Blueberry and Orange Muffins

A delicious homemade blueberry muffin recipe with a difference. With this recipe you make your muffins using orange rind, juice as well as mashed bananas and  you can use either fresh or frozen blueberries.

Blueberries are well-known to contain loads of antioxidants. Blueberries contain Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, manganese and lots of fiber.

Oranges are also high in Vitamin C and therefore great for fighting infections and colds. Oranges area non-fattening and help control blood pressure, protect against cancer and heart disease.    

Blueberry and Orange Muffins

a blueberry and orange muffin 2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons oil
1/2 cup yogurt
grated rind of 1 orange
1/2 cup orange juice
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 large banana, mashed
1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
cinnamon sugar

Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda into a large bowl and mix in sugar. In another bowl, whisk together oil,  yogurt, rind, juice, egg and vanilla essence. Stir in mashed banana and blueberries.

Tip this mixture into the dry ingredients and fold together until just mixed together. Do not over mix. Mixture should be lumpy. Place mixture in muffin tins and top with the cinnamon sugar.  Bake at 200C (400F) for 20-25 minutes.

Leave to stand for a few minutes then remove from pans.

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