Feijoa Muffins with Crunchy Topping

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Makes 12


  • 225g flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 125g sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 200ml milk
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup peeled and chopped feijoa
  • 120g cream cheese
  • topping
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup walnut or pecans, chopped


Preheat oven to 200 C.
Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a bowl. Make a well in the centre. In a small bowl whisk egg and add vanilla, milk and melted butter. Pour into dry ingredients along with the feijoa. Stir until just combined.
Spoon batter to half fill greased muffin trays. Top with a teapsoon of cream cheese and then cover with remaining batter. Combine topping ingredients and sprinkle over each muffin. Bake for 20 minutes and then leave for a few minutes before removing from tray.


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  1. This mix only made 9 muffins for me but they were more interesting than your standard muffin. Loved the topping on them.