Here’s a fun little recipe that will fit perfectly into your April Fools Day party – you know the party where you’re supposed to bring a “wacky” food or a “surprise” food, but you still want that food to be good? Well, here you go. Innocent-looking, cheese topped corn muffins with varying ingredients hidden inside (all deliciously edible, of course). I like to use small broccoli florets and miniature hotdogs, for the sole reason that I can make secret dirty jokes whenever people ask me what they’re called.
You could call these little corn muffins by many different names:
Weenie Sneak Attack!
Bush or Wiener?
…Aaand, maybe my secret dirty jokes aren’t so secret after all.
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup corn meal
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon dill
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 cup buttermilk (or ½ cup sour cream + ½ cup water)
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
- 6 mini weenies
- 6 small broccoli florets
- ¼ cup grated parmesan or cheddar
- Preheat oven to 400 F
- Grease 12 muffin cups well.
- Whisk dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
- Combine buttermilk, eggs, oil and mustard in a separate bowl.
- Add the wet to the dry and combine well. Mixture will be thick.
- Place 1 tablespoon batter in the bottom of each muffin cup. Press a mini-weenie or a broccoli floret upright into the batter.
- Cover with another 2 tablespoons of batter, making sure the “surprise” is completely covered.
- Sprinkle each muffin with about a teaspoon of cheese.
- Bake 18 minutes or until puffed and golden and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
- Serve hot.
Here’s a few more ideas for April Fools Recipes I found for you.
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