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Peppery Cheddar Muffins

In Gardner Massachusetts, it takes just minutes for Joanie Elbourn to stir up a dozen of these savory muffins. The cheddar cheese and pepper flavors come through in each bite.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, pepper and salt. Combine the egg, buttermilk, oil and honey; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cheese. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 169 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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