Pear & Chocolate Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Pear & Chocolate Muffins

with Lemon Glaze

90 MIN
$9.99 6 Muffins
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From the Test Kitchen

Every week we're bringing you a selection of Add-ons—a mix of our favorite appetizers, sides, and desserts that you can add to your box and fill out your table. These warm, sweet muffins are made with grated pear, melty chocolate chips, a blend of warming spices like cinnamon and cardamom, and some crunchy walnuts as an optional addition, if you'd like!

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  • Nutrition
  • Calories
    400 Cals (est.)
Pear & Chocolate Muffins with Lemon Glaze
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 oz Salted Butter
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 5 Tbsps Light Brown Sugar
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 1 Pasture-Raised Egg
  • 1 Pear
  • 2 oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tsp Warming Spices (Cinnamon, Ginger, Cardamom & Allspice)
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • ¼ cup Roasted Walnuts

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Prepare the ingredients
1 Prepare the ingredients

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 375°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Grate the pear on the large side of a box grater; discard the core. Roughly chop the walnuts (if using). Halve the lemon crosswise; squeeze the juice into a bowl, discarding the seeds. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, warming spices, and a pinch of salt. Whisk to combine. Melt the butter in a medium bowl in the microwave (or melt in a small pot on the stove, then transfer to a medium bowl). Add the brown sugar, granulated sugar, and egg; whisk to combine.

2 Make the batter & bake the muffins

Add the grated pear to the bowl of wet ingredients and stir to combine. Transfer the pear mixture to the bowl of dry ingredients. Using a spatula, gently stir to combine, then fold in the chocolate chips and chopped walnuts (if using). Lightly grease 6 rounds of a cupcake tin (or line with cupcake liners). If you don’t have a cupcake tin, lightly grease an 8-inch square baking dish. Transfer the batter to the prepared tins or baking dish. Bake 20 to 24 minutes (muffins) or 23 to 27 minutes (cake), or until the batter is cooked through and a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Transfer to a cooling rack; let cool about 1 hour, or until room temperature (for quicker cooling, place in the refrigerator).

Make the batter & bake the muffins
Make the glaze & serve your dish
3 Make the glaze & serve your dish

In a bowl, combine the powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of water, and a pinch of salt. Serve the cooled muffins (or cake) drizzled with the glaze. Enjoy!

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