Gingerbread Pear Muffins

Gingerbread Pear Muffins

Gingerbread Pear Muffins


Makes 12 muffins


1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup light molasses
1 egg
1 medium pear, peeled, cored and finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease or paper-line 12 (2-1/2-inch) muffin cups.
  2. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, ginger, baking soda, salt and cinnamon into large bowl.
  3. Combine milk, oil, molasses and egg in medium bowl. Stir in pear. Stir milk mixture into flour mixture just until moistened.
  4. Spoon evenly into prepared muffin cups, filling 2/3 full.
  5. Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Immediately remove from pan; cool on wire rack 10 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin
Calories 166
Calories from Fat 29 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 154 mg

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