Pear and Ginger Spelt Muffins
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Serves: 12
  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup treacle
  • ¼ cup macadamia oil
  • ¼ cup yoghurt
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1¼ cup wholemeal plain spelt flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground linseeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ripe pear (or apple), diced
  1. Turn oven on to 170 degrees C and line a 12 hole muffin tray with paper cases.
  2. Into a small bowl, whisk the egg, then add treacle, oil, yoghurt, applesauce and vanilla and mix until well combined. Set aside.
  3. In a larger mixing bowl, sift together the flour, ground linseeds, baking powder, bicarb soda, ginger and cinnamon. Stir in the diced pear.
  4. Make a hole in the middle of the dry ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients.
  5. Mix until only just combined - do not over-mix!
  6. Using a large dessert spoon, fill muffin paper cases ⅔-3/4 full.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, until tops are puffed up and firm to touch.
  8. Allow to cool a little before eating
Recipe by Healthy Home Cafe at