ALMOND MUFFINS WITH LEMON BUTTER
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1-3/4 c flour
  • 1/3 c sugar
  • 2-1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3/4 c milk
  • 1/3 c oil
  • 1 c finely chopped peeled pear
  • 1/2 c chopped almonds, toasted
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix dry ingredients. Make a well in center degrees F dry mixture.
  2. In separate bowl mix egg, milk and oil. Add all at once to dry mixture. Stir just until moistened. Batter will be lumpy.
  3. Carefully fold in pear and 1/4 c almonds. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each 2/3 full. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top.
  4. Bake 400 20-25 min. until golden brown.
  5. Remove from cups and cool slightly.
  6. Serve warm with Lemon Butter.
  7. Makes 12 servings
  8. Lemon Butter
  9. Combine 1/2 c butter, 1 T powdered sugar and 1 tsp lemon juice.
  10. Beat with electric mixer on med speed until light and fluffy.
  11. Stir in 1/2 tsp finely shredded lemon peel. Cover and let stand about 1 hour to develop flavor.