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Ham & Cheese Breakfast Muffins

Ever since we began making these muffins, they have been a huge hit with family and friends. They are simple to make, are tasty warm or cold and never stay around for long.—Laura Newcomer, Bowdoin, Maine
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    20 muffins


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion


  • Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pepper. In another bowl, whisk eggs, buttermilk and oil until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in ham, cheese and onion.
  • Fill greased or foil-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 muffin: 149 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 281mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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