- 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 3 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup melted shortening
- 1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 425°. Grease muffin pans. Sift dry ingredients. Beat egg until frothy and add remaining ingredients. Make a well in flour mixture and add milk mixture all at once. Stir quickly – don?t beat – until barely mixed. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
Bake 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Makes 12 muffins.