Thursday, September 24, 2015

It's (Ham and Cheese) Muffin Time!

Tired of all the sweet cupcakes you've been eating lately? Although most would definitely say no, I'm sure some would give a slight nod. 

This recipe was adopted from onehungrymama.com. I tweaked it a bit, but you can view the original here. 



Yield: 12 muffins
Cooking time: 15-17 minutes

Materials
  • 2 medium sized mixing bowls
  • metal whisk
  • rubber spatula
  • 1 Tablespoon measuring spoon
  • 1 cup measuring cup (optional)
  • 1/2 cup measuring cup
  • 1/4 cup measuring cup or 2 (or 3) oz. spring release batter/ice cream scoop
  • 12 cupcake liners (optional)
  • 12-cup cupcake/muffin pan
  • cooling rack (optional)
  • kitchen towel (for clean-up)


Ingredients 

Wet group
  • 4 Tablespoons melted butter/margarine
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
Dry group
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
Star group
  • 6 squares cooked ham, cubed
  • 1/2 to 1 cup cheese of your choice, cubed
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning or pinch of black pepper (as preferred)


Procedure
  1. Prep all ingredients and materials 
  2. Heat oven at 204'C/400'F
  3. Line a 12-cup cupcake/muffin pan and set aside
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, and baking powder.
  5. In a separate medium bowl, combine butter, milk, and eggs. Be sure to mix eggs one at a time.
  6. Add dry group to wet group and mix lightly with a rubber spatula until well combined.
  7. Once batter is smooth fold in star group. You may add your preferred seasoning this time.
  8. Scoop batter into muffin cups, and fill them about 3/4 of the way.
  9. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the muffin comes out clean.
  10. Remove muffins from the oven and allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove from the pan and cool on a rack.
  11. Enjoy!


xoxo

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