Spiced Pear Muffins


1-3/4 cups flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup peeled, chopped fresh pears
1 cup buttermilk
3 tablespoons vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin. In a bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt. Stir in pears, buttermilk, and oil; blend only until dry ingredients are moistened. Batter will be lumpy. Fill muffin cups ⅔ full and bake for about 15 minutes. Serve warm.


12 muffins

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