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Pear Ginger Raisin Muffins

Pear Ginger Raisin Muffins

Recipe created by Sara Kate Gillingham Ryan


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger powder
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 medium ripe pear (such as Anjou or Bartlett), roughly chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter (3/4 stick), at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1 cup Dannon® All Natural Plain Yogurt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and ground ginger powder in a large mixing bowl. Toss in raisins and diced pear.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar and vanilla. Stir in eggs and gingerroot.
  4. Add flour mixture to butter mixture, stirring until just combined.
  5. Carefully fold in Dannon® All Natural Plain Yogurt.
  6. Spoon batter into greased muffin tins, about 3/4 full.
  7. Bake until lightly browned, about 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Allow muffins to cool a few minutes before serving.


10 muffins (1 muffin per serving)