Cranberry Pear Muffin Recipe

Cranberry Pear Muffin Recipe

Serves 12
Prep time 1 hour
Cook time 30 minutes
Total time 1 hour, 30 minutes
When is the perfect time for this Cranberry Pear Muffin Recipe? Anytime really! But snowy weekends are especially made for baking something warm to change up the regular breakfast routine.


  • 1/2 cup Oats
  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • 1 cup Unbleached Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup Soy Milk
  • 1/3 cup Orange Juice
  • 1 cup Cranberries
  • 1 cup Pears
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Pureed Pinapple
  • 1/2 cup Organic Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Maple Syrup (Regular or Sugar Free)
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar


Step 1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
Step 2. Prepare muffin pans with paper cups.
Step 3. In a small bowl, combine oats and orange juice.
Step 4. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Whisk together.
Step 5. Whisk all wet ingredients with the oats mixture, except the fruit and vinegar.
Step 6. Then, quickly, add the fruit and vinegar to the wet ingredients bowl. Quickly pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir until just mixed. Over mixing can cause tunnels in the muffins.
Step 7. With a 1/3 cup measuring cup, or 1/3 cup ice cream scoop, fill muffin pan.
Step 8. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn pan around in oven and bake for another 10 minutes.
Step 9. At end of baking, a toothpick should come out of muffin clean.
Step 10. Serve.