Pear and Honey Muffins

Pear and Honey Muffins


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About this recipe: Canned pears produce the best results. Lemon or orange zest may also be added for a citrus twist.


Serves: 15 

  • 125g plain flour
  • 125g wholemeal plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 250g canned pears, sliced
  • 1 cup natural yoghurt
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 5 tablespoons honey
  • 1 egg, beaten

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C. Grease muffin tin, or line with paper muffin cases.
  2. Mix together flours, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir pears lightly into dry ingredients.
  3. In a large bowl, combine yoghurt, oil, honey and egg. Mix in flour mixture until just moistened. Spoon into muffin tin.
  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre of a muffin comes out clean.

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