Valley Fig Growers

California Fig Orange Muffins

Makes 12 Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup Blue Ribbon Fig Nuggets
  • Grated peel of one orange
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 12 (2 1/2-inch) muffin cups. Combine butter, sugar and eggs; beat until light and fluffy. Finely chop figs and orange peel. Add to butter mixture. Stir in yogurt. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Stir into butter mixture just until moistened. Spoon into muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes or until pick inserted in center comes out clean.