27 April 2011

Easy Feijoa Muffins


We currently have feijoas coming out of our ears, thanks to our neighbours generous feijoa tree that hangs over our driveway. I love feijoas and anything feijoa related (you wouldn't believe how addicted I was to feijoa juice when pregnant with our youngest!).

When I saw (and couldn't stop drooling over) BobbyRobin's Yummy Feijoa Loaf last week, I just had to make it... and then went on a 'feijoa recipe hunt'.

That's when I found these delicious babies - and I love the fact that this recipe is so easy to whip up (and devour).  Check out the other great recipes on this Kiwi Wiki site too - Kiwiana heaven!!

Easy Feijoa muffins
1 cup chopped feijoa
75 gm butter
2 eggs
¾ cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
2 cups flour
milk to mix (or fresh lemon or orange juice)

Topping
1 tsp cinnamon
1 Tblspn sugar

Cut feijoas in half and scoop out flesh with a spoon and overfill a cup.  Cut feijoa flesh into pieces so cup is packed.  Melt butter in a bowl add feijoa and stir.  Add unbeaten eggs and combine.  Fold in dry ingredients, add liquid to achieve a soft consistency.  Spoon into muffin pans.  Mix cinnamon and sugar topping and sprinkle over muffins.

Bake in 200° for 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes 12 standard, or 24 mini muffins

YUM!!!


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12 comments:

  1. those look YUMMY! we too have feijoas coming out our ears! lol. WIll have to make some with the kids :)

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  2. whats feijoa????????
    some sort of nut?

    love and light Canadian confusion

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  3. I. LOVE.FEIJOAS. Like a crazy person.
    i need some of those muffins. that word was NEED. And I don't usually pay attention when people cook, because I am so bad at it, and I get jealous. you are a feijoa legend! (those babies are ike $6.99 a kg in the supermarket.... soooo wish I could inherit neighbours with a feijoa tree)

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  4. I love feijoas too - ransacked my grans tree over the weekend in New Plymouth. And she made yummy feijoa muffins too - am thinking I ate way too many though :-)

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  5. Ok, you've lost me here!

    What's a feijoa? I'm guessing some sort of fruit like a peach or something?

    Add my Scottish confusion to Cat's Canadian confusion :0)

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  6. Yum. Thanks for posting this :-)

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  7. Ooops I forget to add. Mark had Feijoa sorbet on our date night during the weekend. Refreshing and delicious. Is probably really easy to make too!!

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  8. ooooh they look so YUMMY!

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  9. I've got the same problem...only I dont actually eat them! I running out of neighbours and friends to give them to as the tree drops several kilos a day....

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  10. My mouth is seriously watering... So yum. I miss feijoas for bad!! Oh and btw I love your new header and wallpaper... SO fun :)

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  11. must be something about pregnant kiwis and feijoas! i flew back to Whangarei to eat them!

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  12. Thanks Kristy! I have just popped a mix in the oven. I was looking for something to bake for a morning tea tomorrow and this was so quick and easy! I didn't have any ripe feijoas so I used grated pear. I'll let you know how it turns out!

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