Sunshine Raisin Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • Streusel Topping (recipe follows)
  • Directions:


    PREHEAT
    oven to 350° F. Coat a 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick spray.
    COMBINE raisins, orange juice and zest in a small bowl; set aside.
    COMBINE flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda in a medium mixing bowl.
    ADD egg, butter, raisins and orange juice; stir just until moistened. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
    SPRINKLE
    with streusel (recipe below) and bake 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

    Streusel:
    COMBINE
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour and 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl.
    CUT
    in 2 tablespoons butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture is crumbly.

    Makes 12 muffins.