Rhubarb Orange Muffins
2 cups finely
3/4 cup sugar
grated orange rind
2 1/2 cups flour
teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 beaten eggs
3 tablespoons butter, melted
sifted powdered sugar
Combine rhubarb, 1/4 cup of the sugar, and orange peel; let stand 5 minutes.
Stir together flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, baking
soda, and salt.
Combine eggs, buttermilk, and butter; add all at once to dry
ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
Gently fold in rhubarb mixture.
Fill greased muffin pans 2/3 full.
Bake at 375ºF for 20 to 25 minutes. Dust warm muffins with
Makes 16 muffins.