Choco-Pear Muffins

Directions20 minutes
Cook time25 minutes
Makes12 servings


Position rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat conventional oven to 190°C (375°F). Spray muffi tray with vegetable oil spray. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine flour, rolled oats, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and chocolate chips. Set aside.

In another bowl, combine milk, vinegar, oil, egg, applesauce, and pears.

Add moist ingredients to dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon only until combined.

Using a 60 ml ice cream scoop, drop the dough into the muffin tray.

Bake conventional oven for about 25 minutes or until muffins turn golden brown.

Remove muffins from tray and allow to cool on a wire rack.

Recette et photo réalisées dans le cadre d'un partenariat entre Extenso et l'ITHQ lors du projet «Offre et pratiques alimentaires revues dans des services de garde du Québec, Nos petits mangeurs»


180 ml (3/4 cup) all-purpose flour

180 ml (3/4 cup) whole wheat flour

330 ml (1 1/3 cups) rolled oats, quick-cook

80 ml (1/3 cup) brown sugar, packed

5 ml (1 tsp.) baking powder

3 ml (1/2 tsp.) baking soda

45 ml (3 tbsp.) chocolate chips

250 ml (1 cup) 2% milk

5 ml (1 tsp.) white vinegar

60 ml (1/4 cup) canola oil

1 egg

80 ml (1/3 cup) applesauce, unsweetened

180 ml (3/4 cup) pears, peeled and diced

Non-stick vegetable oil spray


Replace canned pears with fresh peeled pears.

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