These are moist, cheesy, flavorful and most importantly light and fluffy muffins that complement any chili, soup or stew!

CHEDDAR MUFFINS yields 18 regular sized muffins
3 strips bacon, chopped and cooked crisped
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 LARGE egg, room temperature
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup avocado oil
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 small bunch green onions, halved and sliced
2 sweet mini red peppers, FINELY chopped
2 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil, DRAINED well
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the egg, buttermilk and oil. Add in minced garlic.
  • Add wet mixture to dry mixture JUST until moistened.
  • Fold in cheddar cheese, onions, peppers, tomatoes and bacon pieces.
  • Fill greased or papered muffin cups 3/4 full.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake 15-18 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool 5 minutes before removing from muffin tins.
  • Serve warm with FRESH butter.
Helen at the Lazy Gastronome

I love cheddar muffins – these are beautiful! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party – hope your week has been great and we see you again tomorrow! This post will be featured (we didn’t have a lot of people visiting posts, but this one seemed to be the biggest draw for folks! No wonder!)

Esme Slabbert

You said, cheddar and muffins in the same sentence, WOW, superb, love it, pinned if
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