You are here: Home » Recipes » Miniature Orange Muffins Miniature Orange Muffins Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 4 to 5 dozen These little muffins make a great snack. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup buttermilk1 cup sugar1/2 cup dried cherries1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened2 -- eggs2 cups flour -- grated zest and juice of 1 orange1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed Instructions Dissolve the baking soda in the buttermilk in a small bowl. Process the sugar and cherries in a food processor until the cherries are finely chopped. Add the unsalted butter and eggs. Process until mixed. Combine the flour and orange zest in a bowl and mix well. Fold in the cherry mixture and buttermilk mixture just until moistened; do not overmix. Spoon the batter into greased miniature muffin cups. Bake at 350F for 10 to 12 minutes or until the muffins test done. Remove the muffins to a wire rack immediately. Dip the warm muffins in a mixture of the orange juice and brown sugar. Let stand until cool. Serve as an appetizer or for breakfast. You may prepare in advance and freeze for future use. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Panama City’s Bay Fetes (The Junior League of Panama City, Inc., 2003).