Plum Ginger Yogurt Muffins
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Recipe Type: baking
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Serves: 16
 
A simple yogurt muffin with chopped plums and crystallized ginger chips, and a sprinkling of raw sugar and cinnamon for an added crunch. Perfect for summer!
Ingredients
  • 3 cups minus 2 tbs flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • heavy pinch of salt
  • dash of nutmeg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 generous cup plain, unflavored yogurt
  • 2 cups fresh plums chopped into small bits
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup crystallized ginger chips
  • 3 tbs Turbinado sugar + ½ tsp cinnamon for sprinkling
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 385 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl sift flour, baking soda, nutmeg, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another large bowl whisk together sugar, oil, vanilla, egg, and yogurt. Add the dry ingredients and stir.
  4. Add 1.5 cups plums and save the last half to place on top of the muffins right before baking (optional).
  5. Stir in crystallized ginger chips (optional).
  6. Add mixture to greased muffin pans. Sprinkle remaining plum pieces on top and press down lightly. Sprinkle turbinado sugar (or brown sugar) mixed with cinnamon over top.
  7. Bake 20 to 25 minutes and allow to cool completely.
Notes
Feel free to swap out plum and ginger for raspberries and white chocolate chips, or other fruits!
Recipe by Honest Cooking at http://honestcooking.com/plum-ginger-yogurt-muffins/