Father’s Favorite Orange Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

The fabulous day in my honor yesterday reminds me just how amazingly lucky I am to be traveling full time with such a wonderful family. It’s hard to pick a favorite Father’s Day memory since the day was so special from start to finish, but I can say that my eyes lit up when I saw Five Spice’s Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins make their way onto the table. You can’t go wrong with this vegan version of Nana Five’s tried and true recipe.

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Vegan Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

Vegan Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

1 whole orange, quartered
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup apple sauce
1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup white flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips

– Add a quartered orange (peel and all) along with the orange juice to a food processor.

– Process until in a mostly liquid form (some small bits of orange are fine).

– Blend the orange mixture together with the remaining wet ingredients and set aside.

– Mix together the dry ingredients and add to the wet ingredients. Combining until just mixed.

– Stir in the chocolate chips and scoop the batter into muffin tins. 

– Sprinkle the tops of each muffin with sugar.

– Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

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