Honey- & Goat Cheese-Filled Fig Muffins

January/February 2010

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Sweet figs and a filling of tangy goat cheese give a surprising twist to these hearty breakfast muffins. Make a batch of these on the weekend and enjoy them for breakfast all week long. If you’re not a fan of goat cheese, try them with cream cheese instead.

"Next time I make this recipe, I will leave out the goat cheese. It just sort of melted in the muffin and didn't look anything like the picture. I used dried dates instead of figs and added chopped walnuts, which made it really good. I...
Honey- & Goat Cheese-Filled Fig Muffins

49 Reviews for Honey- & Goat Cheese-Filled Fig Muffins


These are yummy. I substituted whole wheat pastry flour for the white whole wheat flour with success. I also used the good old substitution for buttermilk (1T lemon juice + 1 C milk). The lemon zest mixed with the honey and cream/goat cheese is great and is especially complemented by the figs.


These muffins were amazing. I'm allergic to sugar and therefore had to adapt them (I also adapted them to make them a bit healthier), and they were absolutely divine. You can check my adaptation out at my blog, here!


Loved these muffins! They're filling and the cream in the middle is a treat. I substituted dates for the figs and light cream cheese for the goat cheese. They kept in the freezer well and made for an easy treat the next weekend.
- Pi


These are fantastic! I followed the recipe exactly, and did find that the recipe made about 15 muffins, however, not 12. The lemon zest was excellent mixed with the honey and goat cheese, and I may add more next time. I highly recommend these!


Thank you- going to women's PEO convention and this is the best recipe for a take along breakfast I can have for the next three days. Froze the rest.
Sandy T.


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