Chocolate Orange Choc Chips Muffins with Orange Choc Flecked Icing

    Chocolate Orange Choc Chips Muffins with Orange Choc Flecked Icing

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    Not just a chocolate orange muffin, a chocolate choc chip orange muffin, with yummy orange buttercream icing flecked with grated chocolate. Double chocolate. Double orange. Mmmmmm.

    shazzieau Victoria, Australia

    Ingredients
    Makes: 12 muffins

    • 113g butter, softened
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 1 cup thickened cream
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa
    • grated zest 1 orange
    • 2 cups plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons orange juice
    • 1 cup dark choc bits
    • Icing
    • 125g butter, softened
    • zest of 1 orange
    • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
    • 3 squares dark cooking chocolate, grated
    • 1 tablespoon milk

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Fill muffin trays with patty pans.
    2. With an electric mixer, beat the butter, sugar, cream and eggs. Beat in cocoa and orange zest. Beat in flour, bicarb soda and salt. Add the orange juice and mix well. Finally, stir in chocolate bits.
    3. 3/4 fill each patty pan. Bake 15 -20 minutes for small patty pans, 20 - 25 minutes for larger patty pans. They are ready when a skewer comes out clean. Let cool.
    4. Icing:

    5. With an electric mixer, cream the butter and zest. Add 1/2 the icing sugar. Beat well.
    6. Add the rest of the icing sugar, grated chocolate and the milk. Beat well.
    7. Pipe or spoon icing onto muffins.

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