Tuesday, April 17, 2012

FCAT Breakfast When Mommy is Away {Ham and Cheese Breakfast Muffins}

Ham & Cheese Breakfast Muffins


Boy was this weekend BUSY getting the family ready for me to be out of town during standardized testing.... I still wanted them to have hot, healthy breakfasts without me there so I made breakfast burritos and these awesome popovers.  All easily nuked and taken on the go.... They are a hit!








Ham and Cheese Breakfast Muffins
WHAT YOU NEED:3 cups all-purpose flour
1 TBSP baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1 & 1/3 cups buttermilk well shaken
2 TBSP vegetable oil
3 TBSP butter, melted
1 cup diced ham
1 & 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese

WHAT YOU DO:

Heat the oven to 400°F.

Spray your muffin pan with cooking spray or line it with muffin cups. I used popover pan without liners and it made 21 popover size, I imagine about 18 regular muffins or 36 mini-muffins out of this recipe.  These are quite hearty muffins so going smaller might be better, the popover was a really nice size.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  I then just added all the rest of the ingredients except the ham and cheese and mixed well. Then stir in the ham & cheese.

That's it.  Just fill your muffin cups a little more than half way.  Bake until tops are lightly browned, approximately 22-25 minutes for muffin or popover, cut down to 12-15 minutes for mini-muffins.

ENJOY!



p.s. If you aren't eating right away, seal in a baggie and refrigerate. To reheat, cover the muffin in a paper towel, and microwave on high for 30 to 60 seconds.






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19 comments:

  1. my brothers would LOVE these! they're always begging for ham and cheese scrambled eggs, I'll have to mark this for later!

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  2. yum! this is a great idea for breakfast on the go.

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    1. I'm guessing they freeze well too.... I'll test that on next batch if they last long enough!

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    1. and you could easily add other stuff, a very versatile recipe I'm guessing!

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  4. Mmmm, these look so delicious! And wisely portion-sized, always a good thing with me ;)

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    1. and filling so you aren't even compelled to over-do!

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  5. These sound great! I love EZ breakfast. Not my best cooking time.

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  6. I am sure simple cheese popovers would work just as well for me - look fantastic :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  7. These look delicious! I am a fan of any grab-and-go healthy breakfast.

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  8. Mmm, these look so good. I love ham and cheese; it really is the perfect combo. They came out perfect.

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    1. thanks, that pan is kick a$$, just sayin'

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    2. I may have to invest. I've made pop overs in a muffin tin once, but yours are prettier.

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    3. I got it at a restaurant supply place for like $20. Have you ever gone to one of those places? OMG. EVERYTHING you could ever want.

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  9. These look tasty! Perfect for breakfast on-the-go for the whole family!

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