Add some sunshine to your day with these bright and flavorful Orange-Almond Muffins. With plenty of fresh orange zest and juice, as well as crunchy, nutty sliced almonds, this simple recipe comes together quickly and easily without skimping on taste.
Until my daughter and her friend decided they wanted to make some Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes, I didn’t bake much with oranges. I love sinking my teeth into sweet, juicy orange wedges, and I never saw any reason to move beyond my enjoyment of this simple, succulent snack.
But those cupcakes, made with fresh orange zest and juice, taste like summer sunshine. They cured me of my irrational need to save oranges for fresh eating.
Since you can’t always have dessert for breakfast, I needed an orange muffin recipe that would taste just as fresh and delicious as those Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes. These orange muffins — chock full of sliced almonds — fit the bill….