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Sunday, October 16, 2011

mangia mondays 32: green chile cornmeal cupcakes

howdy, folks!
welcome to


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

for frosting:
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.

for cupcakes:
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?!

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until next time,
dowlings, out!

13 comments:

  1. HI,
    I shared my GF DF pizza crust and a video for making GF crepes as well as an article about the important Rodale Institute research about organic vs. conventional ag.

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  2. So many wonderful recipe links! Your cupcakes look very interesting! I've added the Apple Butter Spice Muffins.

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  3. Thank you for hosting! This week I have shared the following seasonal farm-to-table recipes that promote the benefits of good health through nutrition from eating fresh unprocessed seasonal produce:

    raw breakfast six ways
    http://theintentionalminimalist.blogspot.com/2011/10/raw-breakfast-six-ways.html

    bioneers salad
    http://theintentionalminimalist.blogspot.com/2011/10/bioneers-salad.html

    mung bean & pea shoot salad
    http://theintentionalminimalist.blogspot.com/2011/10/mung-bean-pea-shoot-salad.html

    basil, turnip & quinoa salad
    http://theintentionalminimalist.blogspot.com/2011/10/basil-turnip-quinoa-salad.html

    Happy cooking!
    The Intentional Minimalist

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  4. Thanks for hosting! I posted a video recipe of albondigas, a Mexican meatball soup and also an iron rich food.

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  5. Hi, Thanks for hosting! I shared my Pumpkin Carrot Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting! :)

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  6. Those cupcakes sound amazing. I bet that topping would be good on a lot of things. Thanks for hosting. Linking up with a Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken and Beans.

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  7. I've shared a recipe for chili made in the crock pot. Thanks for hosting!

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  8. I also posted a profile of poppy seed with cooking ideas.

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  9. These look and sound amazing!
    How many cupcakes does the recipe yield?

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  10. I got about 1.5 dozen, Bekah! :D I think next time, I'll make them in a mini muffin pan for bite-size appetizers!

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  11. Kristin, what a great way to give a new appeal to corn muffins! Thanks. :-)

    Ben
    http://kissthecook-ben.blogspot.com/

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  12. Hi Kristin! Me again. I'll will be hosting Whole Food Wednesdays at Beyond The Peel. I hope you'll join the linky party.

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