Pear Muffins

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 12 muffins
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup non-fat milk
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 large, ripe pear, peeled, cored and chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray or line with paper muffin cups.

Combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder and spices in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, combine milk, egg and canola oil. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add milk mixture. Stir until just moist. Fold in chopped pear. Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling them 2/3 full, and bake for 20 minutes.