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Friday, August 15, 2014

Pizza Muffins | Savory Muffins

How many likes for pizzzzaaaa??I know there are lot many including me.How about a pizza muffins or muffins that taste with the flavors of pizza?? Sounds interesting,ryt?Though I have tried making pizza at home(listed below) but this is a much simpler recipe and is a bit different from the actual pizza.Kids will love these smaller individual portions and this recipe makes it easier for large gatherings or kids play dates.This definitely is a crowd pleaser when topped with pizza sauce.Try out these small pops & Enjoy !!

all purpose flour 1 cup
whole wheat flour 1/2 cup
baking powder 2 tsp
italian seasoning 1/2 tsp
red bell pepper chopped 1/2 of 1 or 1/2 cup
jumbo olives,round sliced 1/3 cup
salt 1/4 tsp
cheddar cheese 1/2 cup
egg 1
milk 1/2 cup
oil 1/2 cup

mozarella cheese 1/2 cup
pizza sauce or pasta sauce as required

  • Pre heat oven to 375 degrees F.In a large bowl,whisk together flours,baking powder,italian seasoning & salt.make a well in the center.
  • Pour the oil,milk and eggs  in the well.Stir until just moistened.
  • Stir in the cheddar cheese,olives and chopped red bell pepper(Reserve 1tbsp each of red bell pepper & 1tbsp of olives).Divide among 12 muffins cups or oil sprayed muffin tray.

  • Top it with mozarella cheese,reserved red bell pepper and olives.Bake in pre heated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the tops are firm.(mine took 25 mins)
  • Cool on wire rack and run a sharp knife or spatula along the sides of muffin and gently remove on a plate.
  • Serve warm with pizza sauce !!

Serves ~ 12 muffins

* You can use same cheese for mixing and topping.
* You can use all purpose flour alone too.
* You can use any kind of topping other than red bell pepper and olives.

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Unknown said... Best Blogger Tips

What a tempting pizza muffins...... Nicely done !!

Shanthi said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy yummy i would like to grab one...

Vidya Chandrahas said... Best Blogger Tips

Awesome muffins. Mouth watering here.

Home Cooked food said... Best Blogger Tips

i have to make this for kids for so long but this summer is crazy busy, will make it once school starts. looks perfect for snack or lunch

Shobha said... Best Blogger Tips

The muffins look so yummy..

Akila said... Best Blogger Tips

Omg... These are so cute and tempting me very much.... I can finish the whole plate of muffins.... Bookmarked...

Beena said... Best Blogger Tips

Tempting savory muffins. Will try soon

Thermofan. Marisa G. said... Best Blogger Tips

I'm sure, my son likes your pizza muffins. Photos talk!

Sooriya said... Best Blogger Tips

Many likes for the pizza and recipe.Delicious!!

Tumas Tongue Treats said... Best Blogger Tips

I ve never tasted savory muffins. This makes me drool Julie.

Familycook said... Best Blogger Tips

What a genius way to make muffins Julie. I love it!

Rashida Shaikh said... Best Blogger Tips

OMG!!!! drooling!!
When i'm going to try it(sigh)….Perfect click with tempting mini servings.

Sangeetha Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

super idea, delicious muffins as well!!!

Treat and Trick said... Best Blogger Tips

Great photos and looks tempting!

Priya Suresh said... Best Blogger Tips

I prepared some muffins too, will post mine soon..Looks fabulous Julie.

Gloria Fernandes said... Best Blogger Tips

I am hungry now.. These pizza muffins look too tempting..

Anu Yalo said... Best Blogger Tips

Tempting muffins...

Harini said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice one Julie,looks real tempting,lovely colors

Vrinda said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely muffins,its in my "To do list",will giv a try...

Shella said... Best Blogger Tips

Really worth a try. I am making this for Sunday breakfast I think.... thanks for sharing.

foodgalleri said... Best Blogger Tips

wow.. tempting muffins.. drooool!

Lifewithspices said... Best Blogger Tips

awesome muffins.. too good

Suhaina said... Best Blogger Tips

I have done it once.. But urs look more yummy.pls pass me that plate