Friday, June 1, 2007

Pear Muffins

INGREDIENTS:1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup sugar1 tbsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp ginger1/4 tsp nutmeg3/4 cup non-fat milk1 large egg, lightly beaten2 tbsp canola oil1 large, ripe pear, peeled, cored and choppedPREPARATION:Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray or line with paper muffin cups. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and spices in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, combine milk, egg and canola oil.Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add milk mixture. Stir until just moist. Fold in chopped pear. Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling them 2/3 full, and bake for 20 minutes. Makes 12 muffins. Per Serving: Calories 148, Calories from Fat 26, Total Fat 3g (sat 0.3g), Cholesterol 18mg, Sodium 233mg, Carbohydrate 27.2g, Fiber 1.4g, Protein 3.4g