Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 muffin
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat6 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium150 mg
Total Carbohydrate32 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Sugars8 g
Proteins5 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C4% DV
Calcium8% DV
Iron10% DV

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times

Preparation Time30 minutes

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  0.9

Ingredients and Preparation

Quick-cooking oats1 cup, divided
All-purpose flour2½ cups
Baking powder1 tablespoon
Baking soda1 teaspoon
Cinnamon¼ teaspoon
Nutmeg¼ teaspoon
Allspice¼ teaspoon
Chopped ripe pear4 cups
Low-fat buttermilk¾ cup
Light ricotta cheese1/3 cup
Vegetable oil¼ cup
Vanilla extract1 tablespoon
Large egg white
Egg substitute¼ cup
  1. Directions
  2. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  3. Combine ½ cup oats, flour, and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in pear, and make a well in center of mixture.
  4. Combine buttermilk and next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through egg), and stir well with a whisk.
  5. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle ½ cup oats evenly over batter.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until done.
  7. Remove from pans immediately, and cool on a wire rack.