Muffins, Rolls, & Biscuits Fresh Mini Pear Muffins Fresh Mini Pear Muffins Print Recipe CourseBreads & Breakfasts Fresh Mini Pear Muffins Print Recipe CourseBreads & Breakfasts Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup Granulated sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup Milk 1 egg beaten 1/4 cup melted butter cooled Zest of 1 lemon 2 medium pears* diced (about 1 cup) 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 24 teaspoons halfturbinado sugar sugar in the raw Servings: Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat together milk, beaten egg, butter and lemon zest. Stir pears and nuts into flour mixture. Gently stir milk mixture into dry ingredients. Batter should be lumpy, not smooth. Do not over mix. Spray muffin pan with nonstick spray. Spoon batter evenly into muffin tin. Cups will be close to full. Sprinkle the top of each muffin with about 1/2 teaspoon turbinado sugar. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until tops are browned. Remove from pan immediately, and serve warm.