Posts Tagged ‘orange’

Orange Muffins

Muffins are a popular item in my house: they’re simple for me to make, and they’re quick and easy to eat; no plate, forks, or even napkins are required. 

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Therefore, these muffins were quite a hit. They’re very simple muffins with a pinch of zest and a bit of juice. And, of course, you have the option to spice this recipe up a bit: use blood oranges instead of regular, and add 2 tablespoons of poppy seeds. 

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Orange Cream Bars

Recipes for lemon bars can be quickly found all over the internet. Most bakers have a lovely lemon bar recipe in their repertoire. And if they don’t, that’s ok because you can even buy lemon bar mixes, just like cake mixes. 

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The recipe I am sharing with you here is similar to a lemon bar in various ways (they’re both creamy, citrus-y bars), only this recipe is so much better! 

orange cream bars.7This bar consists of two basic elements: a sugar cookie crust (and topping) and a buttery, orangey filling. Sweet, light, and delicious, you can use the step-by-step tutorial below and taste these for yourself!  (more…)

Orange Shortbread

Shortbread is a super versatile type of cookie: you can eat it with coffee or tea for breakfast, have a piece as a snack, eat one at lunch, or it can be a light dinner dessert. 

orange shortbread.2What I also love about shortbread is that it can come in a million flavors, such as this orange one or, for a richer treat, you can try it dipped in chocolate! 

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Shortbread is also amazing because it is sooo simple to make. You only need the basics: flour, sugar, and butter. This one calls for a little bit of orange zest and a pinch of salt. Still, I think it’s astounding that only 5 ingredients are needed for these crispy buttery wonders. (more…)