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Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

Course Breakfast
Cuisine N/A
Keyword blood orange, breakfast, brunch, chocolate, chocolate chip, muffin, orange
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 9 -11 Muffins


  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • zest of 3 blood oranges
  • 6 ounces dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 2/3 cup fresh blood orange juice about 4 oranges
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare muffin tins with liners or grease.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and orange zest. Stir in the dark chocolate chips.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together butter, orange juice, vanilla extract, and eggs. Gently add to the dry ingredients just until combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  • Fill the batter to the rim of each prepared muffin tin. Bake in preheated oven until the tops are golden and toothpick inserted in the center comes out dry (minus the chocolate), 20-25 minutes.
  • Let cool in pan 5 minutes before removing to wire rack.