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Chocolate Pear Muffins

Sweet nuggets of ripe pear and chocolate will surprise your taste buds in these delicious pear muffins. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Pear Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 15 muffins
Author Ali Randall


  • Muffin Tin
  • Mixer


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups diced pears
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  • Preheat the oven to 350°Prepare a 12 tin muffin tray with cooking spray. Using a mixer beat the eggs, sugars, oil, yogurt and vanilla making sure there are no lumps from the brown sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, add in the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda and baking powder until well mixed. 
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.Add in the pears after mixing. Fill each muffin tin with batter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes then cool the muffins completely before removing from the tin. Serve or freeze for later.