• 5 Ratings

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

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Walnut-Filled Muffins

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts (Walnut-Filled Muffins)

391 calories; 22 g total fat; 8 g saturated fat; 8 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 47 mg cholesterol; 239 mg sodium. 132 mg potassium; 46 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 30 g sugar; 5 g protein; 389 IU vitamin a; 6 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 56 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 91 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Frosting

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  • 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.

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