Sunday, August 3, 2014

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Muffins

  • 1 pound breakfast sausage
  • 7 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Cook sausage until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles.
Drain and set aside.
Whisk 5 eggs in small bowl, scramble over low heat until soft curds form.  Set aside.
Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
Mix together 2 eggs, milk and oil.
Mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients until just moistened.
Fold 2/3 cup cheese, sausage and scrambled eggs into batter.
Fill greased muffin cups 3/4 full.
Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of each muffin.
Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 15 to 18 minutes, or until lightly brown.
Serve warm.

Yield 18 muffins.
Make ahead, store in refrigerator.  Reheat in micro-wave 45 seconds.
Freeze cooled muffins in sealable freezer bags for longer storage.

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