Ginger Pear Muffins


Ginger Pear Muffins

Ginger Pear Muffins

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


This wonderful recipe has been in my files for years.  The chunks of fresh pear make each bite moist and delicious.  This recipe is Diabetic.

          Lorraine Caland                                                                               Thunder Bay, Ontario


Ginger Pear Muffins Recipe

Ginger Pear Muffins

¾ cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup canola oil

1 egg

1 cup buttermilk

2 ½ cups flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. ground ginger

½ tsp. salt

½ tsp. ground cinnamon

2 cups chopped peeled fresh pears

Topping:   1/3 cup packed brown sugar

¼ ground ginger

2 tsp. butter, melted

In a small bowl, beat the brown sugar, oil and egg until well blended.  Beat in buttermilk.  In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, salt and cinnamon; gradually beat into buttermilk mixture until blended.  Stir in pears.  Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.

For topping, combine sugar and ginger.  Stir in butter until crumbly.  Sprinkle over batter.

Bake at 350 F. for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.  Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.  Serve warm.            1 ½ dozen


(Recipe for Ginger Pear Muffins was on, 2014)


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