Fresh fruit muffins

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Makes

12 servings

Fresh fruit muffins

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 3 cups fresh fruit , such as coarsely chopped apples and pears, blueberries or pitted cherries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Lightly oil muffin tin or coat with non-stick cooking spray. Measure flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Stir with a fork. Stir in milk, then butter. Fold in fruit and spoon mixture into muffin tins. Bake in centre of 375F (190C) oven until a cake tester inserted into centre of muffin comes out fairly clean and muffins are golden brown, from 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 244,
  • Protein
  • 4.4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.3 g,
  • Fat
  • 6.2 g,

Added taste

When making apple muffins, stir 1 teaspoon (5 mL) cinnamon into flour mixture; when making berry or cherry muffins, add finely grated peel of 1 lemon or half an orange.

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