Pear & Choc Pumpkin Seed Muffins

Indulge in the irresistible delight of our healthy pear muffins.

These treats combine the natural sweetness of pears with the satisfying crunch of chocolate pumpkin seeds. Every bite is a mouthwatering fusion of flavours that will leave you wanting more. They also make a perfect back-to-school treat.

Recipe developed by Ros Vodusek & Mel, Thrive Wholesome Nutrition.


  • 1 Cup Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Sunflower Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Pepo Farms Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Seeds (RG Provedore)
  • 1/2 Cup Walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Milk
  • 2 tbsp Rich Glen Olive Blossom Honey
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Rich Glen Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Large Pear, diced with skin left on


  1. Preheat your oven to 180° degrees celsius.
  2. Line a muffin tray with muffin papers and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients and stir them together.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the bowl and mix thoroughly until everything is well combined.
  5. Gently fold the chopped pear into the batter.
  6. Divide the mixture evenly among the muffin tray, filling each paper about 3/4 full.
  7. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 25-30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the muffins comes out clean.
  8. Remove the muffins from the oven and allow to cool on a baking rack for 5-10 minutes.

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