Brown Butter Pear Rhubarb Ginger Muffins

Brown Butter Pear Rhubarb Ginger Muffins
 
When the CSA gives you rhubarb and pears, you make rhubarb and pear muffins! Recipe adapted from Cook Sister.
Author:
Makes: 12 muffins
Ingredients
  • 2 cups chopped rhubarb
  • 125 g (½ cup + 1 Tbsp/140 mL) sugar, separated
  • 45 g (3 Tbsp/45 mL) butter
  • 300 g (2 cups/500 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) nutmeg
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) milk
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) honey
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 pear, cubed
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) fresh grated ginger
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F. Grease or line a muffin tin.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together rhubarb and 10 g (about 1 Tbsp) sugar. Set aside.
  3. Brown the butter: In a wide pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Skim off any foam that forms on the surface. Continue to heat, stirring occasionally. The butter will start developing larger bubbles, turn brown and give off a nutty aroma. Take it off the heat before it burns. Set aside and let cool slightly.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir in remaining 115 g (about ½ cup) sugar.
  5. In a separate bowl, stir together brown butter, milk, honey and egg - be sure to add the milk to help cool the butter before adding the egg; otherwise the egg will scramble!
  6. Pour liquid ingredients into dry ingredients. Stir until almost completely combined. Fold in rhubarb, pear and fresh ginger. Do not overmix.
  7. Spoon into prepared muffin tins. Bake until golden and a cake tester inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 20-25 minutes.

 

Get A Head Start on Your Journey to Food & Body Peace!

Download a free copy of my eBook, Stop the Food Fight, Start Making Food Peace and get my 7 Steps to Start Healing Your Relationship with Food & Your Body.

Download Your Free Copy
Before you go...
Does the Holiday Season Bring You Joy and Cheer?
Or Does it Make You Feel Stress and Fear?
Feel less guilt, more joy this holiday season with advice from over 30 of the top non-diet dietitians and therapists (including yours truly!) compiled by Christin Morgan, RD. Become an Insider today and get your free copy!
Download Your Free Copy
close-link

Feel Less Stress, More Joy this Holiday Season!

Get advice to bring back the holiday spirit from over 30 top non-diet dietitians and therapists in this free eBook, The Ultimate Guide to Guilt-Free Holiday Eating, by Christin Morgan, RD.

Download Your Free Copy
Get every new post delivered to your inbox

Join other followers

Powered By WPFruits.com