Ham ‘n’ Cheddar Cups

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.


20 muffin cups

Updated: Jul. 11, 2023
Start your day out right with these delicious muffins. Studded with ham, cheddar cheese and bacon, they're a meal in one—and a handy breakfast on the run when you need to be out the door in a hurry. —Carla Hodenfield Ray, North Dakota
Ham 'n' Cheddar Cups Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 pound fully cooked ham, cubed
  • 1/2 pound cheddar cheese, diced or shredded
  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and pepper. Beat eggs and milk; stir into dry ingredients until well combined. Stir in the ham, cheese, bacon and onion. Fill well-greased muffin cups three-fourths full.
  2. Bake at 350° until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
Editor's Note: Paper-lined muffin cups are not recommended for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 172 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 458mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein.