Pear muffins- GlazedSubmitted by: FRID2611
IntroductionServings: 12 Servings: 12
2 sprays cooking spray
2 lg pears with skin (or 2 cans of pears)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/3 C splenda (or sugar)
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 C sour cream
1 lg egg beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1/3 C milk (skim)
2 C flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 C powdered sugar
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp vanilla
3 tsp water (warm)- more if necessary
Core and chop pears into tiny cubes; place in large bowl. Add cinnamon, ganulated sugar and lemon juice to pears; set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together sour cream, egg, 1 tsp of vanilla adn milk; set aside.
In a large bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder.
Make a well with a spoon in center of flour mixture and pour in sour cream mixture and fruit mixture, alternating small batches; mix until barely blended. Do not over beat. (note: batter will be very thick)
Drop batter by heaping spoonfuls into muffin holes until about 2/3 to 3/4 full; bake until top is golden, about 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes in muffin tin; remove from tins to racks and cool completely. (or leave slightly warm to dip into glaze for easier preparation)
Mix powdered sugar, ginger, 1/4 tsp of vanilla and warm water together in a small bowl. (Add more water if glaze is too thick)
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FRID2611.
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I used red pears, very juicy. I used all the juice that dripped off the pears, so the center of the muffins was very moist. Reminded me of apple pie in the middle of a muffin. I used 2 tsp lime juice and 1 tsp water for the glaze. Nice flavor with the ginger. Will use less ginger next time. - 10/2/12