Ham and Cheese Mini Muffins

Ham and Cheese Mini Muffins Author: Canadian Living Credits: Ham and Cheese Mini Muffins

Moist, savoury mini muffins are the perfect bite-size addition to lunch for kids who love little snacks. To satisfy your finger-food lover, load up a lunch box with two or three muffins, some sliced veggies, grapes and hummus.

  • Portion size 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped ham
  • 1/3 cup grated sweet onion

Method

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Whisk together egg, buttermilk and butter; pour over dry ingredients. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese, ham and onion; stir just until combined.

Spoon into 24 greased mini muffin cups. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre of several comes out clean, 15 to 18 minutes.

Let cool in pan on rack for 2 min- utes. Transfer to rack and let cool completely. (Make ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 2 days or wrap individually and freeze in air- tight container for up to 2 weeks.)

Change it up
Corn and Roasted Red Pepper Mini Muffins
Increase salt to 1/4 tsp. replace ham and Cheddar cheese with 1/3 cup each fresh or thawed frozen corn kernels and finely diced roasted red pepper.

Nutritional facts Per muffin: about

  • Fibre trace
  • Sodium 78 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 54.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Potassium 38 mg
  • Cholesterol 14 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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