Member recipe

Pear and almond muffins

Member recipe by

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 ratings)

Member recipe by

Cooking time

Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 15 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

23 approx

Deliciously moist pear and almond muffins with just a touch of spice.

This recipe has been submitted by the Good Food community. Sign in or create a My Good Food account to upload your own recipe creations. Please note that all recipes will be moderated but they are not tested in the Good Food kitchen.
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups self raising flour
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 3/4 cup demerera sugar
  • 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 2 tbsps soft light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup of low fat natural yoghurt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsps almond essence
  • 3 ripe pears cut into chunks
  • flaked almonds (optional)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160C (320 F or gas mark 3). Note you may need to adjust the temperature or times slightly depending on your oven.

  2. Sift the flour into a bowl and add the ground almonds. Add the sugar and oil and stir until combined.

  3. Add the yoghurt and eggs and stir again until combined.

  4. Add the cinnamon and almond essence and beat until fully combined.

  5. Lastly fold in the chunks of pear, by hand, this will prevent the fruit from being chopped up too much by an electric mixer.

  6. Half fill prepared muffin cases and sprinkle some flaked almond on the top (optional) then put the trays in the preheated oven.

  7. Bake for 10-15 mins until golden brown or until a skewer comes out clean.

  8. Allow to cool on a wire rack, these muffins can also be eaten hot with custard for a yummy dessert. Enjoy!

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
Be the first to comment...We'd love to hear how you got on with this recipe. Did you like it? Would you recommend others give it a try?
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.