Pear & Cinnamon Muffins
 
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Recipe type: muffins, quick breads
Ingredients
Muffins
  • 4 tbs. unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt (plain or vanilla)
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup chopped pears
  • ⅓ cup cinnamon chips
Streusel
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • ¼ cup quick oats
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together brown sugar and melted butter. Whisk in egg and vanilla extract.
  4. Stir in flour mixture until just combined. Stir in greek yogurt and maple syrup until smooth.
  5. Fold in pears and cinnamon chips.
  6. Fill the muffin liners with the batter until they're ⅔ of the way full. Top with streusel.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Streusel
  1. In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, oats, almonds, cinnamon, and flour. Stir in melted butter until combined.
Recipe by The Messy Baker Blog at http://themessybakerblog.com/2013/01/28/pear-cinnamon-muffins-muffinmonday/