Pear Muffins
Recipe type: Muffins
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Serves: 12
  • 2½ cups (350g) wholemeal self-raising flour
  • ½ cup (100g) brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2½ tablespoons poppy seeds, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup (180ml) olive oil
  • ½ cup (100g) yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups grated pear, ripe
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C and line a 12 x ½-cup-capacity muffin tin with paper cases
  2. Place the flour, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, poppy seeds in a large bowl and mix to combine
  3. Make a well in the centre and add the egg, oil, yoghurt, vanilla and pear and mix until just combined
  4. Spoon into the prepared tin, sprinkle with the extra poppy seeds and bake for 22–25 minutes or until golden and cooked when tested with a skewer
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