a blog hop that the super-clever & talented
lisa from shine your light
& i co-host each week!
this week i'm sharing:
green chile cornmeal cupcakes
12 oz. white cheddar cheese, grated
1/4 C extra sharp cheddar, grated
8 oz. pimentos, drained & finely chopped
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
3/4 C mayo
1/2 TBS paprika
1 tsp onion powder
2 tsp sugar
4 scallions, chopped for garnish
4 strips bacon cooked & chopped for garnish
1. combine all ingredients, except for scallions & bacon, in a medium bowl & mix well. cover & refrigerate for 2 hours.
1 C cornmeal
1 C all-purpose flour
1 TBS baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 TBS sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/4 C sour cream
3 TBS melted butter + 1/4 TBS cold butter
1/2 C onion, finely chopped
1 tsp jalapeno, seeded & chopped
7 oz. green chiles, drained & chopped
salt & pepper, to taste
1. preheat oven to 375 f.
2. in a large bowl add the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, sugar, eggs, sour cream & the 3 TBS of melted butter. mix well to combine.
3. saute onions & jalapenos using 1/4 TBS butter, about 2 minutes. add salt, pepper, & green chiles. remove from heat, cool slightly & add to the batter.
4. prepare a standard muffin tin by lining with paper liners or spraying with nonstick spray. fill the pans 3/4 full with the batter. bake 12-15 minutes until golden. let cool & "frost" with pimento cheese mixture. garnish with chopped bacon & scallions.
alright... i didn't even know what a pimento was,
but i was convinced i didn't like them.
turns out, it's just a super-delicious red pepper!
these "cupcakes" are SO good!
they're savory & delicious...
& who doesn't love something topped with bacon?!
now it's your turn -
link up those recipes & food posts!