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Honey Pear Muffins

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

Top Honey Pear Muffins with a drizzle of honey for an extra special breakfast treat!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 15 muffins


  • 1 cups all-purpose Gold Medal flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat Gold Medal flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup buttermilk room temperature
  • 1/4 cup butter melted and slightly cooled
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup diced pears
  • Turbinado sugar for sprinkling on muffins


  • 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line muffin pans with paper liners or coat with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, whisk together flours, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • 3. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, butter, honey, egg, and vanilla. Pour the liquid mixture over the dry ingredients and stir until flour disappears. Gently stir in the pears.
  • 4. Fill muffin cups 3/4 of the way full. Sprinkle each with turbinado sugar and bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick stuck in the middle comes out clean. Let cool for 5 minutes. Serve warm.