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Orange and Cream Cheese Muffins

Servings 12 muffins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large orange washed and chopped
  • 3 ½ oz 100g butter chopped
  • 1 free-range egg
  • 1/3 cup superfine/ caster sugar
  • 1 ½ cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 12 teaspoons cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Instructions
 

You will need a food processor to make these muffins

  • Heat oven to 350 (180C) and grease or spray a 12-count muffin pan.
  • Place the orange, butter, sugar and egg into the bowl of your food processor and mix for 2-3 minutes.
  • Sift in thee flour, baking powder and baking soda then pulse 2 or 3 times until just combined.
  • Spoon half the mix into the muffin pans, put a teaspoon of cream cheese in each muffin pan, then cover with the remaining muffin mix and sprinkle with sliced almonds.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes before turning out.