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Orange muffins recipe

Orange muffins a fluffy versatile muffin with delicate flavour of citrus that comes from fresh orange juice and zest.
Author Sharmilee J


Dry ingredients:

  • 1 cup maida
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

Wet ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 1 tsp orange zest


  • To begin with first add all the dry ingredients listed to a mixing bowl.
  • Mix it well with a whisk and set aside.
  • To another mixing bowl - add an egg, oil and fresh orange juice.
  • Mix it well using a whisk.
  • Mix it well using a whisk.
  • Add castor sugar to it.Mix it well until sugar dissolves completely.
  • Now add in dry ingredients.
  • Mix gently to make a batter. Now finally add orange zest.
  • Give a quick mix.
  • Scoop out the batter using an icecream scooper.
  • Add to muffin liner leaving some space on top for it to rise.
  • I got 7 muffins. Preheat oven at 190 deg C for 10 mins.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 190 deg C for 20-22 mins. Orange muffins are ready!
  • Let it cool in wire rack. Then enjoy or store.
  • Orange muffins ready to be enjoyed!


If you are adding any topping or glaze make sure to cool the muffins completely.
You can replace oil with butter.
I used regular cooking oil.
I used freshly squeezed orange juice which is best for these muffins.
I did not have a zester so used my mini grater hence the mushy squishy orange zest. :)