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Early-Riser Muffins

 Early-Riser Muffins
Despite the name, you don't have to be an early-riser to enjoy these hearty muffins (we often make them for brunch). My husband and children come running when they smell these buttery, tender muffins baking.
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped ham
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and mustard.
  • Combine egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until
  • moistened. Fold in ham and cheese. Fill greased or paper-lined
  • muffins cups about two-thirds full.
  • Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool
  • in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: about 1
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 187 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 353 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.