Pear: Pear-Oatmeal Muffins

posted by mamaSue 04-29-100 2:43 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Pear-Oatmeal Muffins
Recipe By : Cooking Light
Serving Size : 18 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Breads Sept '97

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup quick-cooking oats -- divided
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
2 cups chopped ripe pear
3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/3 cup light Ricotta cheese
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 large egg white
1 large egg
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 400. Combine 1/2 cup oats, flour, and next 6 ingredients (flour through allspice) in a large bowl. Stir in pear, and make a well in center of mixture.

Combine buttermilk and next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through egg), and stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray; sprinkle 1/2 cup oats evenly over batter.

Bake at 400 for 18 minutes or until done. Remove from pans immediately, and cool on a wire rack.

Serving Size: 1 muffin

Source: "Cooking Light, September 1997, p.82" Copyright: " Cooking Light"

Yield: "1 1/2 Dozen"
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Per serving: 168 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (22% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 12mg Cholesterol; 233mg Sodium
Food Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

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