Pear and cinnamon muffins

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 8, Makes 18 Item
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Pear and cinnamon muffins
  • 2 cup (300g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus extra to dust
  • 1/2 cup (110g) sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup (250ml) milk
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) light olive oil
  • 2 pears, peeled, cored, diced


Pear and cinnamon muffins
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan. Lightly grease three 6-hole 1/3-cup muffin pans.
  • 2
    Combine flour, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon in a bowl. Stir in sugar. Fold through combined egg, milk and oil until just combined. Gently fold through two-thirds of pear.
  • 3
    Spoon into prepared pans and top each muffin with remaining pear. Dust with extra cinnamon and bake for 20 minutes, until golden.
  • 4
    Cool for 5 minutes in pan before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

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