Day 21: John Gardner Breakfast Cupcakes
I had some great helpers this weekend. John’s one request was a breakfast cupcake. So here’s my attempt. They weren’t half bad, but I would recommend throwing some maple syrup over the top for even more breakfast goodness.
- 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
- 1/2 c. cornmeal
- 1/3 c. packed brown sugar
- 1 Tbsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/2 c. plain nonfat yogurt or buttermilk
- 1/4 c. milk
- 2 Tbs. vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 egg white
- 1/2 bulk breakfast sausage
- 1 apple sliced thin ( I like honeycrisp or fuji)
- 1/2 cup chopped kale
Coat cups of muffin tin with nonstick spray
Combine flour, cornmeal, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
Combine yogurt, milk, oil, eggs, and egg white in another bowl. Set aside
Brown sausage in a skillet about 5 min. remove and drain on paper towel.
Stir sausage, apple and kale into flour mixture and add yogurt mixture. Stir just until combined; mixture will be slightly lumpy.
Bake at 35o until toothpick comes out clean.
Cream Cheese Frosting
- 4 oz cream cheese
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- pinch salt
- 2 1/4 cups powdered sugar
Beat cream cheese, butter and salt together until smooth. Slowing beat in powdered sugar until light and fluffy.