Muffins Spicy Pear by Jillelaine

posted by Jillelaine 04-03-99 10:07 PM

Spicy Pear Muffins

4 Lrg. pears, peeled, cored and diced
1 c sugar
1/2 c. vegetable oil
2 eggs. lightly beaten
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp salt
1 cup walnuts, chopped (opt)
1 cup raisins (opt)

Preheat oven to 325. Grease 18 muffin cups.

Mix pears and sugar in med bowl. Blend oil, eggs and vanilla in a lrg. bowl.

Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in another medium bowl. Combine pear and egg mixture. Mix in dry ingredients.

Fold in the walnuts and raisins, if desired, do not over mix. Spoon batter into prepared cups.

Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or unitl tester comes out clean when inserted into center.

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