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Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ahhh, how I love the combination of chocolate and orange as a treat and I have an easy recipe to enjoy them in the form of some delicious muffins. I love to make theseorange chocolate chip muffins when guests come over on short notice, because they are so quick to prepare and really a crowd-pleaser. In only about half an hour, these little delicious cakes never disappoint. Scroll down for recipe.

Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

(makes 12 muffins)

250g (2 cups) flour

2 ½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

1 egg

125g (2/3 cup) sugar

80ml (1/3 cup) vegetable oil

250g (1 cup) buttermilk or plain yogurt

120g (1 cup) chocolate chips

zest of one orange

Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a muffin tray with paper muffin cases. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl. In a small bowl combine the wet ingredients and the sugar. Put the wet ingredients into the large bowl with the dry ingredients and mix until smooth. Add the chocolate chips and the freshly grated orange zest and combine. Divide the batter into the muffin holes and bake for about 20 minutes. Let them cool down a little before serving and enjoy!

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