1 cup raisins
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
2/3 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
2/3 rye flour
2/3 cup Gray’s Grist Mill Jonnycake Meal
2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
1 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoons salt
1 cup milk
2 large eggs, beaten lightly
2 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled, or vegetable oil
2 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest
In a small bowl combine the raisins and the orange juice and let the mixture stand for 15 minutes. Into bowl sift together the unbleached flour, the rye flour, the cornmeal, the baking powder, the baking sod and the salt. In a small bowl whisk together the milk, ,the eggs, the butter, the honey, and the zest, pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture, and add the raisin mixture. Stir the batter until it is just combined, divide it among 12 buttered 1/2-cup muffin tins, and bake the muffins in the middle of a preheated 375 F oven for 20-25 minutes, or until tester comes out clean.
Makes 12 muffins.