Pear & Cheese Meal-In-A-Muffin

Yield: 48 Muffins

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. 12 oz. (7 cups) Flour
  • 12 oz. (3 cups) Whole wheat flour
  • 2 oz. (1/4 cup + 2 tsp.) Baking powder
  • 6 oz. (1/3 cup) Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Salt
  • 1 lb. (1 qt.) Cheese (Cheddar or American), in small shreds
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1-1/2 qt. Milk
  • 1 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 lbs. 11 oz. (1-1/2 qt.) Pacific Northwest Canned Pears, diced, well-drained
  • METHOD

    On low speed, thoroughly mix dry ingredients, then mix in cheese until cheese is coated and separated. Combine eggs, milk and vegetable oil; mix into dry ingredients on low speed until just blended. Batter will be lumpy. Fold in pears. Portion batter with a number 16 dipper into greased muffin tins, filling cups about 2/3 full. Bake at 400°F until muffins are golden, about 20 minutes. Turn out of pans immediately; cool.

    NUTRITION (Per Serving)
    Calories: 212
    Calories from Fat: 81
    Fat: 9g
    Saturated Fat: 3g
    Cholesterol: 30mg
    Sodium: 351mg
    Carbohydrate: 27g
    Dietary Fiber: 2g
    Sugar: 6g
    Protein: 7g
    Vitamin A: 5% DV
    Vitamin C: 1% DV
    Calcium: 18% DV
    Potassium: 4% DV
    Iron: 8% DV