Pear and Chocolate Muffins

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Who doesn’t love a good muffin? They are so simple to make and are so delicious warm or cold! They are sweet and gooey and packed full of pear chunks. They’re incredibly easy because of the secret to a light, moist muffin is to keep the batter lumpy – unlike cupcakes or fairy cakes.

Ingredients:

  • 225g plain flour
  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 150g golden caster sugar
  • 150g plain chocolate
  • 3 Pears
  • One teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • A Pinch of Salt

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  3. Break the chocolate into large chunks.
  4. Cut up the pear into small chunks.
  5. Place the milk, eggs and melted butter in a bowl and whisk until combined.
  6. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, salt and baking powder.
  7. Add the sugar and chocolate to the flour mixture and start to combine it.
  8. Slowly stir in the milk mixture, but don’t beat it.
  9. Fold in the chopped pear.
  10. Line a muffin tin with as many paper cases as you need.
  11. Spoon the mixture into them.
  12. Bake in the oven for twenty minutes or until golden brown.

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These were honestly so delicious! They keep together well when they are cut and are perfect as a snack or even breakfast!

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