Hot Pawpaw Pecan Muffins
¾ cup brown sugar
¼ cup chopped pecans
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
¼ cup canola oil
2 large eggs
1 cup Patter Fam's Pawpaw Chipotle Sauce
1 tsp. vanilla extract
¾ cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Coat a muffin pan with cooking spray.
In a small bowl mix together 2 T of brown sugar and pecans.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour,
whole wheat flour, baking soda and salt.
In a large bowl, whisk the remaining brown sugar and oil
until combined. Add the eggs one at a
time, whisking well after each. Whisk in
the Pawpaw Chipotle Sauce and Vanilla.
Whisk in the flour mixture in 2 batches, alternating with half the
buttermilk each time. Whisk until
Pour the batter into the prepared muffin pan and sprinkle
with the pecan mixture. Tap the pan on
the counter a few times to remove air bubbles. Bake for 20 minutes or until an
inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let
cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Run
a knife around the muffins to loosen them and unmold. Cool completely on the rack.