Butterfly orange muffins

Yield: 12 Muffins

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Flour, self-rising
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 Egg; beaten
1 cup Milk
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.

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