Orange Ricotta Chocolate Chip Muffins

Muffins of my dreams.

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I absolutely adore muffins.

Perfect breakfast on the go.

With a cup of iced coffee.

These muffins are good. With coffee. With tea. With a big glass of milk. Just choose your poison and eat one or two…or three…

Orange Ricotta Chocolate Chip Muffins

Serves: 12

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a small bowl combine sugar and orange zest. Rub the sugar with your fingers until fragrant.
  4. In the bowl of electric mixer beat the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  5. Add the ricotta and beat to combine.
  6. Beat in the egg, vanilla, and orange juice.
  7. With the mixer on low, add the flour and mix until the batter comes together. Don’t overmix.
  8. Stir in chocolate chips.
  9. With an ice cream scoop, drop the batter in 12 muffin cups. Bake for 18-20 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  10. Let muffins cool completely before pouring the glaze.

For the glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice

Directions:

Whisk all the ingredients together and drizzle over cooled muffins.

Source: TwoPeasandTheirPod

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