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Citrus Olive Oil Muffins

  • Author: Erin Browne
  • Total Time: 23 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x


  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 TBS orange juice
  • 2 TBS milk
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup sliced almonds, broken into smaller pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Prepare a muffin tin with 12 paper liners.
  3. Mix together eggs, sugar, and zests until fully combined, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the orange juice and milk.
  5. With mixer on low, drizzle in the olive oil and mix until combined
  6. In a separate bowl, toss together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  7. With mixer on low, add the dry ingredients in two additions, and mix until just combined.
  8. Use a spatula to fold in almond pieces.
  9. Fill muffin tins with batter, about 3/4 of the way full.
  10. Bake on center rack until a toothpick comes out with a few moist crumbs, about 18-22 minutes.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 18 mins
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