"

Thursday, June 9, 2011

muffins , anyone ?

Been planning to go out to check the bakery near our flat , but it's freakin' 33° C :P , so instead I baked muffins :D lame :P . Recipe adapted from Baking by Carole Clements .

Cheese Muffins

Ingredients :

55 g butter
200 g plain flour
2 tsps baking powder
2 tbsps sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
2 eggs
125 ml milk ( I used single cream )
1 tsp dried thyme ( I used Italian seasoning )
55 g mature cheddar , cut into 1 cm cube ( I used 95 g , grated or add more , if desired )
2 pcs chicken sausage , diced  , my own addition or add bacon

1. Preheat oven to 375°F / 190°C . Grease muffin pan or use paper cases .
2. Melt butter & set aside .
3. In a mixing bowl , sift together the flour , baking powder , sugar , salt & paprika .
4. In another bowl , combine eggs, milk , melted butter & thyme then whisk to blend .
5. Add milk mixture to the dry ingredients & stir just until moistened ; do not overmix .
6. Place a heaped spoonful of butter into prepared pan . Drop a few pcs of cheese over each cup , then top again w/ spoonful of batter .
7. Bake until puffed & golden about 25 minutes . Let stand for 5 minutes before unmoulding onto a rack . Serve hot or at room temperature .









4 comments:

  1. I am glad you posted these, all my muffin recipes are sweet-now you have provided a delicious savory one! They look big and fluffy. Great pictures!

    ReplyDelete
  2. tina , been planning to bake these for a long time :D Be sure to use sharp cheddar or some strong cheese , I used just plain cheddar , good thing that I added more cheese & some sausage or else that muffin would taste bland :P

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hello,


    We bumped into your blog and we really liked it - great recipes YUM YUM.
    We would like to add it to the Petitchef.com.

    We would be delighted if you could add your blog to Petitchef so that our users can, as us,
    enjoy your recipes.

    Petitchef is a french based Cooking recipes Portal. Several hundred Blogs are already members
    and benefit from their exposure on Petitchef.com.

    To add your site to the Petitchef family you can use http://en.petitchef.com/?obj=front&action=site_ajout_form or just go to Petitchef.com and click on "Add your site"

    Best regards,


    petitchef.com

    ReplyDelete
  4. Those muffins look stunning! I love everything you put in them!!!

    ReplyDelete