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  • Servings: 12
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  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup extra-sharp grated Cheddar cheese (about 4 ounces)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted (2 ounces/1/2 stick)
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 green onion (green part only), finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp very finely diced sweet red pepper (optional)


  • Thoroughly mix flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and pepper in large bowl.
  • In medium bowl, whisk cheese, eggs, milk, butter, mustard, green onions and red pepper until blended.
  • Pour liquid mixture over dry ingredients and fold in with rubber spatula just until combined; do not overmix.
  • Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, dividing it evenly.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.
  • Turn out onto rack and serve warm.
  • Makes 12 muffins.
  • Note: I baked the muffins at 350 F and used muffin liners.


Categories: Dairy  Eggs  Main Dish  Muffin 

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