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Cinnamon Pear Muffins

Your mouth will water while you are baking these cinnamon filled pear muffins. As if the moist muffin wasn't enough they are topped with an almost candy like streusel topping!
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Author Amy

Ingredients

  • 4 c. pureed pears
  • 3/4 c. oil
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 3/4 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 T. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. allspice
  • 1 c. walnuts optional
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 c. quick oats
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 c. cold butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Puree pears. Add lemon juice to pears. Set aside.
  • Mix oil and sugars together.
  • Add eggs. Mix.
  • Stir in pureed pears.
  • In a separate bowl mix together all dry ingredients (except topping ingredients).
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix only until combined.
  • Pour into muffin tins or bread pans. This recipe makes 24 muffins or 2 loaves of bread.
  • In a food processor mix topping ingredients together. If you don't have a food processor cut butter in using two knives.
  • Sprinkle topping mixture over muffins or bread.
  • Bake 20 minutes for muffins. Bake 50-55 minutes for bread.