Blood Orange Upside-down Muffins

By kat gans
February 1, 2016
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Author Notes: A not-as-sweet and much smaller version of an orange upside down cake, taking advantage of the short blood orange season!kat gans

Makes: 12 muffins

Muffin Mix

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup Oats
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Flax Egg (1 Tbsp Flaxmeal + 3 Tbsp Water)
  • 2 tablespoons Flax Seed
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1 1/2 cups Coconut Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger
  • 1 tablespoon Orange Zest

Blood Orange

  • 1-2 Blood Oranges
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cinnamon
  1. Whisk together the dry ingredients for the muffin mix. Heat up coconut oil until mostly liquid. Mix together the wet ingredients and add to the dry.
  2. Mix the brown sugar and the cinnamon. Thinly Slice the oranges.
  3. Liberally oil your muffin pan, this is very important! Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture into the bottom of each muffin slot and top with a slice of blood orange. Spoon muffin mix on top of the orange slice.
  4. Bake on 400° for 20 minutes.

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