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Pear and Honey Muffins

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12


  • 120 g plain flour
  • 120 g wholemeal flour
  • 1 x happy egg - beaten
  • teaspoon bi-carbonate soda
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 flat teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 x 225g tinned pears
  • 150 ml natural yoghurt
  • 2 x tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 x tablespoons runny honey


  • Preheat the oven to 190C/375F or Gas Mark 5
  • Line a muffin tin with muffin cases
  • Mix together the flours, bi-carbonate, baking powder, salt and mixed spice
  • Drain the pears and cut into small pieces. Stir them into the flour mixture
  • In a bowl mix together the honey, oil and yoghurt. Then add the flour mixture, stir together gently – do not beat the mixture
  • Spoon into the cases, and bake for about 20 minutes


To test they are cooked through, insert a cocktail stick into one and if the stick comes out clean they are ready. Serve warm or cold!