Savory Muffins with Queso Fresco

Queso Fresco Muffins 2

Hello Friends, I hope everyone is doing well! 🙂 Spring is my favorite time of the year, I feel inspired to paint, bake and do all sorts of creative projects around the house. I made these savory muffins last Sunday for breakfast and they were a hit with my family. They are easy to make and you can have them on the table in less than an hour. They go well with butter, pate, cream cheese, jam or even just plain they taste wonderful. I imagine adding some bacon bits into batter would work great. Instead of Queso Fresco you can also use Feta cheese or any crumbly cheese. I absolutely loved the taste and the texture and will be making them again soon.

Savory Muffins with Queso Fresco

{Printable recipe}

  • Yields 12 muffins

Ingredients:

*** Use dry measure cup for all ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 TBSP butter (melted)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 5 oz Queso Fresco (or Feta cheese) finely crumbled

Preparation:

  1. Beat eggs, yogurt, oil and melted butter at a high speed until smooth.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt and mix well.
  3. Lower the mixing speed and slowly add all dry ingredients into the egg mixture.
  4. At the end mix in Queso Fresco.

Queso Fresco Muffins

5. Brush the muffin form with melted butter.
6. Fill the batter into 3/4 of the muffin forms.
7. Bake at 400 F (200 C) for about 20-25 minutes.

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Here they are right out of the oven:

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And on the table:

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22 thoughts on “Savory Muffins with Queso Fresco

  1. Beautiful muffins, Sibella, they look perfect! I love queso fresco, I once made it myself. It’s very easy but requires a lot of raw goat’s milk. I can just imagine how these taste!

    1. Hi Staci,
      I apologize for the 9 month delayed response hahah. I just don’t find time to maintain this blog, but there’s such great interest and so many comments that I missed responding to, so I will try to post one recipe a month to keep this blog going… Hope all is well and I’ll catch up with you on artsandrhymes… 😀

        1. Hello Darryl! It’s been too long!!! 😁 All is well here but extremely busy. I totally neglected this blog… Not only did I not post anything for a year but somehow I didn’t get notification of the yearly renewal, so it went offline for a while and I didn’t have a clue about it.

          I’m still active on WordPress on my other arts and poetry blog (artsandrhymes.me), but I want to maintain this blog too, so I will try to post one recipe a month to keep it going. It’s going to be a challenge, but I’m going to try my best.

          I hope all is well with you and your family. I’m glad to hear from you and thanks so much for writing! I thought everyone forgot about me in baking/cooking world of WordPress… 🙂 Please feel free to visit my other blog, so we can keep in touch.

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