Valley Fig Growers

California Fig-Orange Muffins

Makes one dozen


2 cups all-purpose flour  

1 teaspoon baking soda  

1/2 teaspoon salt  

1/2 cup butter, softened  

1 cup sugar  

2 eggs  

1 cup Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice California Figs, chopped 

Zest of one orange  

1 cup plain yogurt  


  1. In large bowl stir together flour, baking soda and salt.  In large mixer bowl cream butter and sugar.  Add eggs and beat until fluffy.  Place figs and orange zest in food processor fitted with metal blade.  Process until mixture forms a paste.  Blend fig paste into creamed butter mixture; stir in yogurt.  Add fig mixture all at once to dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. Divide batter among 12 large greased muffin cups.  Bake in 400° F oven 15 to 17 minutes or until done.

Time to prepare: 35 minutes including baking time

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Nutrition Information

amount per serving

  • Calories 304
  • % Calories from Fat 28%
  • Fat 10
  • Cholesterol 57
  • Protein 5
  • Carbohydrates 49
  • Fiber 4
  • Iron 2
  • Sodium 283
  • Calcium 84
  • Potassium 224