1Heat oven to 400° F. Line 12 muffin cups with paper baking cups. In small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon of the orange peel; set aside.
2In medium bowl, beat milk, oil and egg with fork. Stir in flour, 3/4 cup sugar, the baking powder, salt and remaining 2 teaspoons orange peel just until moistened. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Sprinkle sugar-orange peel mixture evenly over batter.
3Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Serve warm.