Aside from cheering myself up ... I would like to bake for my dear boss a cake ... not just any creamy ... sweet ... elegant cake ... nope ... not that kind of cake ... i wan to make him a 'man' cake ... no cream ... no chocolate ... and definitely no cutesy mutesy ... hee hee ... since i borrowed some recipe books from the library ... i decided on the ...... *drumroll* ... Pizza Muffin!!!
Why Pizza? ... cos there pepperonis in it ... nice strong character for my manly cake ... hee hee ... =D
Makes 12 muffins
- Preheat oven to 190C
- Muffin tin, greased
375ml chopped pepperoni sausage
1 green bell pepper, finely chopped (i omit)
1 can (284ml) sliced mushrooms
1 onion, finely chopped
300ml shredded cheese (such as Monterey Jack) i use mozzarella + cheddar squares
125ml pizza sauce
10ml garlic powder
50ml vegetable oil
300ml all-purpose flour
15ml baking power
In a large bowl, combine pepperoni, green pepper, mushrooms, onion, cheese, pizza sauce and garlic powder.
In another bowl, beat eggs,. Blend in oil, then flour and baking power. Beat until smooth. Stir in the pepperoni mixture and mix until well blended.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin. Bake in preheated oven from 20 to 25 mins or until lightly browned.
ps: I did not use all-purpose flour, I used self raising flour ... with self raising you can omit the baking power.
Recipe taken from: 1500 Best Bars, Cookies, Muffins, Cakes & More - Esther Brody