Peaches and Pecan muffins

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Peaches and Pecan muffins

Production: 12 – Serving
Preparation: 15 Minutes
Cooking: 25 Minutes

The peachs harvest season is in full swing and these juicy fruits are just waiting to be tasted.
This recipe contains a good dose of fresh fruit but also a nice touch of spices (ginger and cinnamon) and a little crunchy (nuts).

Peaches and Pecan muffins

Ingredients:
Oatmeal Flakes (Quick Cooking) – [1 cup]  (250 ml.)
Flour (whole wheat ) – [1 1/2 cup]  (375 ml.)
Brown sugar – [1 cup]  (250 ml.)
Baking Powder – [2 teaspoons]  (10 ml.)
Salt – [1/2 teaspoon]  (3 ml.)
Butter – [1/2 cup]  (125 ml.)
Milk – [3/4 cup]  (190 ml.)
Eggs (large) – [2]
Peaches – [2 cups]  (500 ml.)
Pecan nuts – [1/4 cup]  (65 ml.)
Lemon Zest – [2 teaspoons]  (10 ml.)
Ground Cinnamon  – [1 teaspoon]  (5 ml.)
Grated ginger – [1 teaspoon]  (5 ml.)

Steps:
1- Preheat the oven to 400F (200C).
2- Make sure the butter is soft (room temperature).
3- Peel and cut peaches into small cubes, zest the lemon, chop the pecans. Set aside.
4- Grate the ginger. set aside separately.
5- In a bowl, beat eggs, add milk and oatmeal. Let stand 5 minutes.
6- In a large bowl sift together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
7- Add butter and mix gently to distribute the butter.
8- Pour the  oats/milk/eggs/ and the grated ginger. Mix gently.
9- Stir in the pecans, peaches and lemon zest.
10- Pour in the muffin cups.
11- Bake about 25 minutes.