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Cardamom Pear Streusel Muffins
These Cardamom Pear Streusel Muffins feature a great blend of flavours, a lovely texture, a great moisture level, and a streusel topping to finish it off!
Servings: 12 Muffins
- ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
- ¼ cup Granulated Sugar
- ½ teaspoon Ground Cardamom
- 2 tablespoon Butter chopped
- 2-¼ cups All-Purpose Flour
- 1 cup Brown Sugar
- 2 tsp. Baking Powder
- 1 ½ tsp. Ground Cardamom
- 2 Large Eggs lightly beaten
- ¾ cup Milk
- ½ cup Butter melted and cooled
- 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
- 1.5 cups Grated Pear ~2 large
In small bowl, mix together flour, sugar, and cardamom.
Use a pastry cutter or two forks to cut in 2 tablespoons butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Preheat oven to 375 F. Line 12 muffin cups with liners, or spray with baking spray.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and cardamom. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.
In another bowl, combine eggs, milk, melted butter, vanilla pears. Add egg mixture all at once to the flour mixture.
Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy.)
Divide batter between 12 prepared muffin cups, filling each to almost full. Sprinkle streusel topping over muffin batter in cups.
Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm.
Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 1mg