Cheese muffins

Yield: 9 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 tablespoons Butter
1½ cup Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
2 tablespoons Sugar
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Paprika
2 \N Eggs
½ cup Milk
1 teaspoon Dried Thyme
2 ounces Sharp Cheddar Cheese,
\N \N Cut in 1/2\" dice

1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Thickly grease 9 muffin cups or use paper liners.

2. Melt the butter and set aside.

3. In a mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and paprika.

4. In another bowl, combine the eggs, milk, melted butter, and thyme; whisk to blend.

5. Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until just moistened; do not mix until smooth. Mixture should be lumpy.

6. Place a heaped spoonful of batter into prepared cups. Drop a few pieces of cheese over each, then top with another spoonful of batter.

For even baking, half-fill any empty muffin cups with water.

7. Bake until puffed and golden, about 25 mins. Let stand 5 mins before unmolding onto a rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe By : The Great American Baking Book - ISBN 0-8317-3971-1 From: Dan Klepach Date: 04-22-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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