Walnut-Filled Muffins

These sweet muffins are filled with an orange-flavored cinnamon and walnut mixture that will add a bright spot to your brunch table.

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Makes:
12 servings
Prep:
35 mins
Cool:
5 mins
Bake:
20 mins 350°F
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Walnut-Filled Muffins

Ingredients
1 2/3
cups walnuts (about 6 oz.), toasted
2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
1
tablespoon orange juice
1 3/4
2
teaspoons baking powder
2/3
cup sugar
1
egg
1/2
cup orange juice
1/4
cup milk
1
Frosting

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 12 muffin cups with bake cups or lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In food processor finely grind nuts with 2 tablespoons sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and cinnamon. Add 1 tablespoon orange juice; process until combined. Using a rounded teaspoon, shape some nut mixture into 12 balls; set aside remaining.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoons salt; set aside. beat butter with mixer 30 seconds; beat in 2/3 cup sugar. Beat in egg, orange juice, and milk on low until combined. Gradually add flour mixture; beat just until combined. Spoon half of batter into cups; top with walnut balls, pressing in lightly. Top with remaining batter. Bake about 20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Remover and cool on rack. Spread frosting; top with reserved nut mixture. Makes 12 muffins.

Frosting

Ingredients

1/3
cup softened butter
1
tablespoon whipping cream
1 1/2

Directions

  1. In bowl beat butter, whipping cream, and orange peel with mixer on low speed until just combined. Add powdered sugar. Beat on medium speed until smooth. Makes about 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts

(Walnut-Filled Muffins)
    Per serving:
  • 391 kcal cal.,
  • 22 g fat
  • (8 g sat. fat,
  • 8 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 47 mg chol.,
  • 239 mg sodium,
  • 46 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 30 g sugar,
  • 5 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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