Apple, Pear and Almond Muffins (really moist!)

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What to do with apples and pears that are starting to go bad? Why not make muffins! A few days ago I had two left apples and two pears and as I was about to make a compote with it, I changed my mind at the last moment and made these really moist Apple, Pear and Almond Muffins. Everyone loved it!

Apple, Pear and Almond Muffins (really moist!)

How do you make muffins extra moist?

I love it when the muffins are ultra moist and there with this recipe it is absolutely the case! For this recipe, I put relatively a lot of fruits which makes these super fluffy muffins not dry at all. Even after three days (and yes… I had to restrain myself not to eat them all on day one!) they were just as moist.

I also added almond powder to the dough and reduced the amount of flour compared to most recipes. This makes the muffins less compact.

Finally, there is a step in the recipe that looks like nothing but is very important: beat the eggs with the sugar. Don’t skip this step, it creates air, and if you have air in your dough, the muffins will also be softer after baking.

Apple, Pear and Almond Muffins (really moist!)

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Recipe for moist Apple, Pear and Almond Muffins

For 12 small muffins you need the following ingredients.

Ingredients

For apples and pears

  • 2 apples
  • 2 pears
  • 10g butter
  • 10g sugar
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon

For the muffin batter

  • 3 eggs
  • 100g of flour
  • 50 g of sugar
  • 5 g of baking powder
  • 60 g butter, melted
  • 50 ground almonds
  • 50 crushed almonds

For decoration

  • 5g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Preparation

Step 1: Apples and Pears

Peel the apples and pears. Remove the seeds, then cut them into small pieces.

Then place 10 g of butter, 5 g of sugar and 1 pinch of cinnamon in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat. Add the apples and pears. Cook for 5 minutes. Leave aside.

Step 2: The muffin batter

In a bowl, add the eggs and pour the sugar. Beat the eggs and sugar until the mixture becomes almost white. Then add the rest of the melted butter. Mix again.

Then add the flour, baking powder and ground almonds. Mix. Finally, add the crushed almonds as well as the cooked apples and pears. Mix one last time.

Step 3: Baking

Pour the batter into a muffin pan. You can place a muffin paper in the bottom of the cup so the muffins don’t stick.

For the decoration, mix 5g of sugar with a teaspoon of cinnamon. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar on the muffins before baking them.

Then bake the muffins for about 18 to 20 minutes in the oven at 175 ° C (regular oven).

Apple, Pear and Almond Muffins (really moist!)

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Apple, Pear and Almond Muffins (really moist!)

What to do with apples and pears that are starting to go bad? Why not make muffins! A few days ago I had two left apples and two pears and as I was about to make a compote with it, I changed my mind at the last moment and made these really moist Apple, Pear and Almond Muffins. Everyone loved it!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American, International
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 190 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

For apples and pears

  • 2 apples
  • 2 pears
  • 10 g butter
  • 10 g sugar
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon

For the muffin batter

  • 3 eggs
  • 100 g of flour
  • 50 g of sugar
  • 5 g of baking powder
  • 60 g butter melted
  • 50 ground almonds
  • 50 crushed almonds

For decoration

  • 5 g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Instructions
 

Step 1: Apples and Pears

  • Peel the apples and pears. Remove the seeds, then cut them into small pieces.
  • Then place 10 g of butter, 5 g of sugar and 1 pinch of cinnamon in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat. Add the apples and pears. Cook for 5 minutes. Leave aside.

Step 2: The muffin batter

  • In a bowl, add the eggs and pour the sugar. Beat the eggs and sugar until the mixture becomes almost white. Then add the rest of the melted butter. Mix again.
  • Then add the flour, baking powder and ground almonds. Mix. Finally, add the crushed almonds as well as the cooked apples and pears. Mix one last time.

Step 3: Baking

  • Pour the batter into a muffin pan. You can place a muffin paper in the bottom of the cup so the muffins don’t stick.
  • For the decoration, mix 5 g of sugar with a teaspoon of cinnamon. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar on the muffins before baking them.
  • Then bake the muffins for about 18 to 20 minutes in the oven at 175 ° C (regular oven).

Nutrition

Sodium: 102mgCalcium: 59mgVitamin C: 3mgVitamin A: 230IUSugar: 12gFiber: 3gPotassium: 123mgCholesterol: 53mgCalories: 190kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 4gFat: 10gProtein: 4gCarbohydrates: 23gIron: 1mg
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