These are GREAT in the freezer, and just take one out for a quick breakfast on-the-go!
3 1/3 Cups All Purpose Flour
2 Cups Yellow Cornmeal
2 Tbsp Sugar
2 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
2 1/2 Cups Buttermilk
1/4 Cup Canola Oil
1 1/2 Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shreaded
1 Cup Chopped Green Onion
2/3 Cup Diced Smoked Ham
1/2 Cup Diced Red Pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Measure all dry ingredients together, and stir with a whisk.
Combine all wet ingredients in a separate bowl.
Make a well in the dry ingredients and add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, stirring until just moist.
Reserving 1/2 cup of cheese, fold in the rest of the cheese, the onion, ham, & red pepper.
Spray muffin cups with cooking spray, and fill with batter. Top each muffin with a few "sprigs" of cheese.
Bake 23 minutes. Makes 24 "hearty" muffins.