Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Pear crumble muffins

The return of winter weather had me rushing to the oven. Wanted something wholesome but that would also be welcome in The Child's lunchbox. I held my breath as she bit into one and waited for the thumb rating. Completely straight thumb! Can't ask for more.

1 cup plain flour
1/2 cup stoneground wholemeal flour
3 tsps baking powder
1 cup fine oatmeal
2 tsps cinnamon
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup macadamia nut oil
2 small pears (or 1 large one), peeled and diced

1/3 cup flour
1/3 cup raw sugar
60g butter

. Preheat oven to 180C
. Mix flours, baking powder, oats, cinnamon and brown sugar.
. In a separate bowl, mix together eggs, yoghurt and oil.
. Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
. Spoon into muffin/cup cake papers.
. Make crumble by mixing flour and sugar together.
. Rub butter into flour and sugar.
. Sprinkle on top of muffins.
. Bake for about 20mins. Makes around 12.


  1. Darn! I could have used this recipe a few days ago. I am bookmarking this for future use. Have a great day! Tammy

  2. oh you do know the way to my heart!

  3. Oh yum! These look fantastic. Must make! xx