Make this weekend a breakfast-in-bed weekendÂ with this delicious & very easy Bartlett Pears Muffin Recipe.Â This recipe is a new take on muffins &Â it has been a partÂ of my family’s diet for years now.Â Enjoy!
- 2Â cups all purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup milk
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup melted butter, cooled
- Zest of 1 lemon
- 1 cup diced, Northwest Bartlett Pear (about 2 medium pears)
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
Go ahead & preheat your oven to 425Â F or 220 C.
Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat together milk, beaten egg, butter and lemon zest. Mix pears and nuts into flour mixture. Gently stir milk mixture into dry ingredients. Batter should be lumpy, not smooth. Do not over mix.
Spray muffin pans with nonstick spray. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 425 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes, until tops are browned. Remove from pan immediately, and serve warm.
Tip: Bake in mini muffin pans and bake for 15 minutes.