Pear Bran Muffins

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This recipe makes 12 servings
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These wholesome, satisfying muffins are filled with tender pieces of pear and spiced with cinnamon. They freeze well; just heat in the toaster oven or microwave before serving.


  • 12 whole baking cups, paper
    or cooking spray to lightly coat
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) flour, whole-wheat pastry
  • 1 cup(s) wheat bran
  • 2 tablespoon sugar substitute
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup(s) buttermilk, low-fat
    or fat-free
  • 2 large egg(s)
    lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoon oil, canola
  • 1 medium pear, bosc
    cored and cut into 1/4" dice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners or lightly coat with cooking spray.

  • 2

    Combine flour, bran, sugar substitute, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Combine buttermilk, eggs, oil, pear, and vanilla in another mixing bowl.

  • 3

    Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix just to combine; do not overmix. Divide batter evenly into muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes. Cool and serve. 

  • Enjoy 1 muffin as a serving.
Nutritional Information Amount Per Serving
  • Calories130
  • Total Fat5g
  • Saturated Fat0.5g
  • Sodium200mg
  • Carbohydrates20g
  • Dietary Fiber5g
  • Protein5g
  • Cholesterol-
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