Ham and Gruyere Cheese Muffins (Makes 18)
Adapted from Clockwork Lemon
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1 1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup melted butter
1 1/2 cups grated Gruyere cheese, or Cheddar, or any eating cheese (not Parmesan)
1 1/2 cups of ham cut into 2cm cubes
Preheat the oven to 180C and line muffin tins with papers
1. Stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and thyme in a medium bowl.
2. In a separate bowl combine the milk, egg, and melted butter.
3. Stir milk mixture into the flour mixture until barely combined. Fold in the ham and cheese. Divide the batter among muffin cups.
4. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
5. Allow to cool on a wire rack and enjoy warm! If you plan on freezing some, allow to cool completely and then freeze in a ziplock freezer bag as soon as possible.