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Almond Muffins With Gooey Fig Center

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“From Melissa Perello, executive chef at Fifth Floor Restaurant in San Francisco.”
12 muffins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Puree figs in a food processor until smooth and scrape into a small saucepan. Place over low to medium heat, stirring constantly, until puree gently boils, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Let cool, then refrigerate.
  4. Whisk egg, honey, milk and oil in a bowl. Incorporate into flour mixture and blend on low with a hand mixer.
  5. Line a muffin tin with paper cups; fill each halfway with batter. Add 1 tbsp fig puree to center of each cup, then cover with a small spoonful of batter. Sprinkle almonds on top.
  6. Bake until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes.

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