Muffins chocolate poire is a recipe you can make in cups or ramekins.
Are lovely for a dinner or any time. I baked in this cups and don't have problem. Some cups now are safe for microwave or oven.
Source recipe : Cuisine e mets (french)
80 grams butter
150 grams caster sugar
100 grams dark chocolate
80 grams all purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 ripe pears
Butter 5 ramekin or muffins cups large enough to accomodate a pear, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Preheat oven to 180°c
Wash the pears, peel and cut the bottom to stabilize.
Melt chocolate and butter in a double boiler or in the microwave.
Separate the yolks from the egg whites.
Whisk the egg yolks with the sugar in a bowl, the mixture should blanch, stir in chocolate and flour.
In another bowl, beat the egg whites and add the vanilla extract.
Stir a spoonful of whites into chocolate mixture, then fold in the rest.
Pour batter into muffin cups or ramekins. Arrange the whole pears harmoniously, although the press.
Bake for until 40 minutes until the pears are tender and the blad of a knife comes out dry if you pinch the cake.
Let cool before serving.
Add some mint leaves if you like.
Muffins de peras con chocolate