Monday, September 17, 2012

Pineapple Crunch Muffin

These Pineapple Crunch Muffin from Little Daisy's World were an odd little muffin.

They were super moist due to the pineapple, but the nuts gave them a bit of a crunch.  The crunch paired with the moist base was a weird sensation.  You don't really expect to have to chew something that moist.

Maybe it was for this reason that Mrblocko didn't like them.  Maybe they weren't sweet enough, or they were just too moist.  Or maybe he didn't like the texture of the bits of fruit.  I have no idea cause he wouldn't tell me why he didn't like them.

That was ok, because I liked them just fine.  I did have to put butter on them, which is not something I would normally do with a muffin.   The muffins were a nice change from the usual toast for breakfast.  Besides, I always consider it a bonus to eat fruit, no matter how small the portion.

Pineapple Crunch Muffin from Little Daisy's World
Makes 12 jumbo muffins or 24 regular sized muffins

2 1/4 c flour
3/4 c brown sugar
3 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 T mayo
1 c water
1/4 c oil
1 1/2 t vanilla
1 c crushed pineapple
Chopped peanuts for topping

Preheat oven at 400 F. In a mixing bowl, combine flour + brown sugar + baking powder + baking soda + salt.   In smaller bowl, mix mayo + water + corn oil + vanilla.  Add liquid into dry mixture and fold until just combined. Add crushed pineapple. Divide batter evenly into 12 large muffin cups, sprinkle crushed peanuts on top.  Bake 18 - 20 min, or until tops are golden brown. It's done when toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.  Let cool in pan for 5 min then transfer on cooling rack to cool completely.

1 comment:

  1. Glad you like them. ^_^ My brother also happen to dislike any fruit added into muffins. So I guess Mrblocko wasn't a rare case here.


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