For those looking for an uncoated muffin pan, I go straight to commercial bakeware, like this traditional muffin pan.
Sugar in the flour helps the flour disperse more readily to make a smooth batter, but also interferes with wheat protein hydration which means that there will be less gluten development in the batter.
Especially so you have time to make them again and again while nectarines are still in peak season, which is why I went ahead and shared them early. Fold in the nectarines. Blueberry and peach (or nectarine) is one of my favorite combos.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and lemon zest in a small bowl, whisk to combine and set aside.
Using a rubber spatula, fold the egg mixture into the flour mixture until just combined. Cake flour makes these soft, spongy and very light. Thank you! Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 12-cup standard muffin tin with paper liners and set aside.If making the blueberry swirl, do this first. The key to using frozen fruit in your batters is to toss them in flour before folding them in to absorb excess moisture on the surface so that they don’t sink to the bottom and gum-up the texture. Again, do not overmix. It is the crowd pleaser.
Fill muffin tins 2/3 full. 100 g blueberry preserves 3 nectarines, diced Mix flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt in a bowl. About to put these in the oven now! If making swirled muffins, spoon a teaspoon of the blueberry mixture over each muffin and swirl it through with a wooden skewer. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients. Quickly followed by grabbing a second one. Frozen peaches can be substituted when fresh peaches are not in season. There is comfort in knowing that it is an easy, straightforward task and you are all but guaranteed a good result. That being said, I am an old hat at this and I welcome recipes that require nothing more than a bit of stirring. Divide mixture evenly between paper liners, filling each about ¾ full. I fixed the typo and added the step. Thank you for supporting Lemon & Mocha! Some sugar gets blended in with the flour and some gets whisked up with the eggs. Easy? Recipe slightly adapted from January/February 2018 issue of, 2 small nectarines, pitted and chopped (about 1¾ cups), Coarse sugar, for topping (I just used a light sprinkle of regular sugar). Nutrition information calculated by a third-party company as a courtesy. Thanks for your feedback Ania! Nonstick muffin pans are perfect for those who don’t want to use paper liners. Enjoy! Preheat oven to 400°F. Let stand for 10 minutes to thicken. Your email address will not be published.