Keep these orange-scented muffins around during the holidays for a quick breakfast or sweet snack.



  • 3 Tablespoon sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 Teaspoon poppy seeds


  • 2 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 2 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 Cup fat-free buttermilk
  • 1/4 Cup butter, melted
  • 1 Tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 (8-ounce) container reduced-fat sour cream
  • Cooking spray


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

To prepare streusel, combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

Step 3

To prepare muffins, lightly spoon 2 cups flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine 2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk and remaining ingredients except cooking spray in a small bowl; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 15 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle streusel evenly over batter. Bake at 375° for 18 minutes or until golden brown. Remove muffins from pans immediately; place on a wire rack.