Pear, Date and Cream Cheese Muffins

Recipe by Redsie
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 8 muffins




  • With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350°F Line 8 muffins cups with paper or silicone liners.
  • Cream cheese filling:.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the cream cheese and honey. Set aside.
  • Muffins:.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer. Add the egg and beat until smooth.
  • With a wooden spoon, stir in the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk. Stir only until the flour is moistened. Add the pear and dates.
  • Spoon the batter into the muffin cups. Using the backside of a spoon, make a hole in the centre of each muffin and fill with 1 tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the centre of a muffin but without touching the filling comes out clean, about 35 minutes.
  • Remove the muffins from the pan, place on a cake rack, cover with a clean tea towel and let cool.