Florida Blueberry Orange Muffins

Ingredients

3 cups all-purpose unbleached flour
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup Florida orange juice
2 eggs
½ cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
Cupcake liners

Yield: Makes 14 Servings

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Preparation

Preheat oven to 375° F.  In large mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. In second mixing bowl, whisk together orange juice, eggs and melted butter. Add the orange juice mixture to the flour mixture; stir just until combined. Gently fold in blueberries. Line muffin pan with cupcake liners; fill two-thirds full with batter. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove muffins to wire rack to cool.

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Where can I find information on touring a citrus grove?

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For a complete list of Florida citrus groves offering public tours, please visit the following page. Click Here

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What citrus products are primarily grown in Florida?

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Florida growers produce several types of citrus, including oranges, grapefruit and specialty fruit including Temple oranges, tangerines and tangelos.

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What is the history of Citrus?

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Citrus arrived in America in the early 1500s but wasn't grown commercially until the 1800s.

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Where are oranges grown in Florida?

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Much of the oranges in Florida are grown in the southern two-thirds of the Florida peninsula, where there is low probability for a freeze.

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How much juice or fruit will a medium-sized Florida orange yield?

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Medium oranges are ideal for wedging and juicing. Three or four medium oranges will yield 8 ounces of juice. Two medium oranges will yield approximately one cup.