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Skinny Orange Muffins

These Skinny Orange Muffins are made with Greek yogurt and plenty of orange zest for a terrific, bright orange flavor! So tender and moist, these muffins are a perfect start to your day!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword orange muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 175kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 1 2/3 cup flour can use AP or half AP and half wheat
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted if solid
  • 2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp orange zest

Optional Glaze:

  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange zest


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line muffin tin with baking cups or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Whisk together coconut oil, Greek yogurt, milk, egg and one tablespoon of orange zest together in a medium bowl.
  • Stir in flour mixture just until moistened.
  • Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • Bake for 16-20 minutes or until just golden brown. Cool in pan for several minutes before removing.

Optional Glaze

  • Combine orange juice, powdered sugar, and orange zest in small bowl. Mix until smooth.
  • Drizzle over muffins a few minutes after removing from pan.


216 calories WITH the optional glaze.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1mg