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Honey and Pear Muffins ~ 密糖梨满芬


These afternoon tea muffins are delicious with honey and a sprinkling of cinnamon sugar.  The Peckham pears gave an added crunch and moisture to these not too sweet treats.   Enjoy these with a cup of hot beverage or a glass of cold milk!



Recipe for Pear and Honey Muffins密糖


    Ingredients

    • 8 oz plain flour
    • 3 oz sugar
    • 3 tsp baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • 1 cup Yoghurt
    • 1/4 cup melted butter or Canola Oil  ( I used Canola Oil)
    • 1/4 cup honey
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 1 egg
    • 1 cup diced Peckham pear
    • Brown sugar + a bit of cinnamon for sprinkling
    Method
    1. Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.  Set aside.
    2. Whisk egg, yoghurt, honey, vanilla and oil.  Pour this into the dry ingredients
    3. Gently stir in the pears, do not overmix.
    4. Scoop onto paper lined muffin pan.  Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon mixture.
    5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 200 deg.C for 18 to 20 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
    6. Serve warm with a dollop of honey.





    I'm submitting this post to the Little Thumbs Up event organised by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids and
    Doreen of  My Little Favourite DIY and co-hosted by  Cheryl of Baking Taitai and the theme for  May is Yoghurt

Comments

  1. WOW Cheah! These muffins looks very delicious. I like the cubed pears wrapped inside the cake.

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    1. Ya, those cubes of pears did add some crunch to the muffins!

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  2. Looks yummy, especially with kopi o. I like the muffin paper cup.

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  3. Hi Sokehah, these pear muffins sure taste delicious with a dollop of honey and cinnamon sugar! Thanks for linking to LTU and looking forward to more sharing from you. :)

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  4. These muffins are so moist and I love the combo of honey and pears. YUM!

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  5. They look like something I would enjoy.. And I have to have a look..I think I had few pears left :D

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  6. good morning cheah, i can see how moist they are. The final touch of the cinnamon is a great idea!

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  7. Hi Soke Hah, didn't see this post in your FB. Must be good with a cup of sugar free tea...The muffin top and edges must be crunchy and nice to bite.

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