Jelly Bean Muffins
Posted by: Elaine Fri, 2 Apr 2004, at 4:31 p.m.
1 cup Sugar
2 cups self raising flour
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup light oil
3/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
1/4 cup orange juice
JELLY BEAN TOPPING
2 cups confectioners Sugar
3 tablespoons orange juice
2 teaspoons butter
1 1/2 cups jelly beans
Preheat the oven to 375f. Line 12 muffin tins with paper cases. Combine the
sugar and flour in a large bowl. Blend the eggs, oil, milk, orange rind and
juice in another bowl.
Fold the wet mixture into the dry ingredients until just moistened. Fill the
paper cases with the mixture. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until well risen and
golden. Remove from oven and cool on a rack.
To make the icing, put the icing sugar into a bowl. Microwave the orange juice
and butter in a small heat-proof bowl for 20 seconds. Stir and mix into the
icing sugar. Spread over the top of the muffins. Top with jelly beans once icing
MAKES 12 MUFFINS