Yield: 12 Muffins
|2 cups||Flour, self-rising|
|3 tablespoons||Shortening; melted (or oil)|
|1 tablespoon||Orange rind; grated|
|24||Mandarin orange sections; drained|
Combine flour and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Blend together egg, milk, shortening, and orange rind. Add liquid all at once to flour mixture, stirring only until flour is moistened. Fill greased muffin pans ⅔ full. Place 2 orange sections on each muffin in opposite directions to form a butterfly. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in 1972.