Ginger Pear Muffins

Ingredients

  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon ground ginger, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup fat-free milk
  • ⅓ cup cooking oil
  • 1egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup chopped pear
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts(Optional)
  • 1 tablespoon oat bran
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.

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  • Step 2

    Mix flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, and salt together in a bowl; form a well in the center of flour mixture. Whisk milk, oil, and egg together in a small bowl and pour into well. Stir until batter is just moistened; fold in pear and walnuts. Fill prepared muffin cups with batter.

  • Step 3

    Mix oat bran and remaining 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger together in a small bowl; sprinkle over batter.

  • Step 4

    Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean and tops are brown, 18 to 20 minutes. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes before removing from muffin cups. Serve warm.

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