- 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
- 7 eggs
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup 2% milk
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- Preheat oven to 400°. In a large nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Wipe skillet clean.
- In a small bowl, whisk five eggs. Pour into same skillet; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and no liquid egg remains. Remove from heat.
- In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk remaining eggs, milk and oil until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in 2/3 cup cheese, sausage and scrambled eggs.
Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Sprinkle tops with remaining cheese. Bake 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.
Freeze option: Freeze cooled muffins in resealable plastic freezer bags. To use, microwave each muffin on high for 45-60 seconds or until heated through. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Reviews for On-the-Go Breakfast Muffins
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"I've made thee several times now and my family and guests just love them! I use the recipe as a guide but will add different meats if thats what I have on hand. I season evey layer well with garlic, salt & pepper, and herbs. I have also made them gluten free/dairy free and they also get a rave revie. They freeze and reheat very well also."
"My family enjoyed these muffins with salsa. The leftover muffins were easily reheated in the microwave for 30 seconds. I was only able to get a dozen muffins from this recipe."
"These make a nice quick breakfast or healthy snack. I used turkey breakfast sausages for that breakfast flavour. I also used half white flour and half whole wheat. I thought they were too sweet. Probably 2 Tbsp. of sugar would be enough.They freeze and reheat nicely."
"they were okay but they need more of a breakfast flavor, like with bacon not sausage."
"These muffins are fantastic! I'm not a big fan of sausage so I substituted a pound of bacon and added a tablespoon of dried chives. They were super easy to make and had just the right balance of sweet and savory. I can't say yet how well they freeze and reheat, but this recipe is definitely a keeper. They are light, fluffy and much tastier (and cheaper) than the store bought breakfast sandwiches."