Pear Walnut Muffins

Pear Walnut Muffins

Pears and walnuts pair up so well together and go well with that morning latte ! This recipe for Pear Walnut Muffins includes cinnamon and has a topping of walnuts and brown sugar.

Pear Walnut Muffins
Pears and walnuts pair up so well together and go well with that morning latte ! This recipe for Pear Walnut Muffins includes cinnamon and has a topping of walnuts and brown sugar.
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2¼ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium pear, peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup yoghurt, plain
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
For topping
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts (or pecans)
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons packed brown sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 175°C.
  2. Sift first six ingredients together into a large bowl, rubbing the sugar through the sifter. Stir in chopped pear.
  3. Whisk together egg, yoghurt, vanilla and oil. Stir into dry ingredients until just combined. Do not over mix. Fill greased muffin cups about ⅔ full.
  4. Mix topping ingredients together. Sprinkle topping mixture over each muffin. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly browned.
Notes
Makes 8 to 9 muffins

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this recipe: