Ya know, for when you want a muffin in the morning, but you don’t want something sweet.
Cheddar, Fig and Sage Muffins
Perfect with a cup of coffee to start the day.
- 2 cups of all purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 8 ounces greek yogurt
- 2 large eggs
- 4-5 large sage leaves, minced
- 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
- 1/2 cup cheddar, small cubes
- 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
- 1 cup dried figs
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Place the figs in a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. After they are soft, roughly chop.
Place the flour, sugar, salt, white pepper, baking soda and baking powder in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs with the olive oil and yogurt.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until just combined.
Gently fold in the grated cheddar and chopped figs.
Spoon into muffin tin lined with papers. Place a few cubes of the cheddar on the op of each muffin and press gently on them.
Bak for about 20 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center of muffin comes out clean.