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Midnight Muffins

No recipe image available.Rich, dark cocoa muffins with pecans, topped with a drizzle of sweet orange icing.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 large eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
3 tablespoons orange juice

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large bowl beat together eggs, milk, vanilla, and melted butter until smooth. Sift together flour, unsweetened baking cocoa, baking powder, sugar, salt add to egg mixture, fold in chopped pecans; stir until just moistened. Spoon into greased muffin tins two-thirds full.
  2. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) for 15 minutes, or until the center is set. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a small bowl mix together powdered sugar with orange juice until a smooth consistency forms. Then drizzle over muffins.

Makes 12 muffins.