Orange Chip Muffins

Filled with chocolate chips and mandarin oranges, these coconut-topped muffins are a bright and cheery eye-opener for breakfast.

Orange Chip Muffins
Servings: 24 Yield: 24 muffins Prep 15 mins Bake 375°F 20 mins


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 2/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Make It

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Place 24 paper or foil liners into 2 muffin pans.

2. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

3. In another large bowl, beat together sugar, orange juice, oil and eggs. On low, beat in the flour mixture until combined. Fold in the oranges and chocolate chips. Beat on medium for 1 minute. Spoon batter equally into the lined muffin pans, about scant 1/4 cup into each.


4. In a small bowl, stir together coconut, sugar and melted butter. Sprinkle evenly over top of the muffins.

5. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean. Cool slightly on wire rack before removing from pan.