Instantly Upgrade Basic Muffin Mix with Shredded Cheddar and Jalapeños
If you tend to go for savory over sweet and like to spice things up, this is the two-ingredient muffin upgrade for you.
Why Your Muffin Mix Deserves This Upgrade
We’re starting with our basic muffin recipe and giving it a savory, cheesy spin and a tangy kick from pickled jalapeños. Using canned peppers gives these muffins a tamer heat, not to mention makes them a pantry-friendly recipe. To balance the flavor, creamy cheddar is folded into the batter, with more sprinkled on top before baking. Whip a pan of these up the next time chili is on the menu.
Get the recipe: How To Make Muffins: The Simplest, Easiest Method
How to Do It
Prepare the batter for basic muffins. Stir in about 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar and up to 1/4 cup of drained, chopped pickled jalapeños. Spoon the batter into muffin tins, and top with additional shredded cheese, if you like. Bake according to recipe instructions.
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