Fresh Pineapple Muffins
(Serves 6)Beat eggs and sugar in mixing bowl.
1 1/2 eggs (yes-I broke 1 egg into a mini measuring glass & measured 1/2! I refrigerated the remaining 1/2 an egg to use later)
3 tablespoon sugar
In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients, flours, baking powder and soda, salt and pecans.
1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup toasted pecans, crushed
Mix together yogurt, oil, melted spread and vanilla.
1/2 cup Greek Yogurt, plain, nonfat
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon Earth Balance Buttery Spread
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Alternately add dry ingredients and wet ingredients to egg-sugar mix. Stir just until blended.
Portion 1/3 cup batter into each of muffin size pans (mine were heart shaped!). Bake at 350 F. for 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
For centuries, the pineapple symbol has been used to symbolize hospitality.