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I have a deep affinity for breakfast. I would literally eat breakfast all day long. Since it’s summer and one of my favorite popsicles as a kid was an orange creamsicle it only seemed apparent that I would create Orange Creamsicle Muffins that could be enjoyed for breakfast or even dessert. They are just that good!
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Orange Creamsicle Muffins
In my opinion, the best part of these muffins is the orange glaze on top. It is just so easy to whip up and it’s so versatile that it would go perfectly over a quick bread or even a white chocolate chip cookie. My love of white chocolate and orange definitely runs deep and I made sure to slip in a handful or three into this recipe. It really makes these muffins out of this world!
This glaze is largely so easy because of my Young Living Essential Oils, which I have a tendency to love to flavor my frostings with. I’ve done a Strawberry Lemonade Cookie similarly and the frosting on the cookie is just to die for. Something to keep in mind when using essential oils is that not all essential oils are created equally. We only use Young Living Essential Oils and I also make sure to reference the uses of each specific oils before using it in my food. Not all oils are edible and you should be sure to do your research before using them in your food.
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Orange Creamsicle Muffins
- 1 3/4 cup flour
- 1 egg
- 4-5 drops orange essential oils
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup yogurt
- 2 tbsp orange juice
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 cup white chocolate chips
Orange Royal Icing
- 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
- 1 tbsp meringue powder
- 3 tbsp water
- 2-3 drops orange essential oil
Preheat the oven at 350 F.
Combine the flour, egg, essential oil, vegetable oil, sugar, yogurt and orange juice in a large bowl and mix together.
In a smaller bowl combine the salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Add the dry ingredients to the orange mixture and mix well.
Add in the white chocolate chips and stir.
Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full with the mixture and bake 20 - 25 minutes at 350 F or until a toothpick stuck in the muffins comes out clean.
While the cupcakes are baking make the orange royal icing by adding all of the ingredients together and mixing well.
Once the muffins have cooled, drizzle the orange royal icing over the muffins.
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