Savory Cheese Muffins

This recipe is taken from the 1984 Milk Calendar. This is the Savory Cheese Muffins recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 25 min - 30 min
Yields 12 muffins
savory cheese muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) softened butter
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) smoked ham or dried sausage diced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C). Butter and flour 12 large muffin cups.

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Beat butter with sugar until creamy; add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture and milk to butter mixture, alternating dry and liquid ingredients.

Quickly fold in shredded Cheddar cheese, meat and basil. Spoon batter into prepared pan and bake in oven for 25 to 30 min until done. Remove to a rack.

Delicious served at once or reheated and buttered.

Tips

Variation: Batter may be baked in a 9 x 5 in (23 x 13 cm) buttered loaf pan for 50 to 60 min. Serve sliced and toasted with butter.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 228 Calories
Protein: 8 g
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Fat: 12 g
Fibre: 0.6 g
Sodium: 229 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 14 % / 159 mg
Selenium: 26 %
Folate: 21 %
Phosphorus: 19 %
Thiamin: 17 %