Cornbread Muffins


Ingredients
3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons honey
3/4 cup milk (preferably whole but low-fat works too)
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted and cooled

Instructions
Preheat the oven to 350°F degrees. Line a muffin pan with paper liners or spray with non-stick cooking spray. (I prefer to use non-stick cooking spray so the muffins get nice and crisp on the edges.)
In a large bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.
In a separate bowl, break up the eggs with a whisk. Whisk in the honey and then the milk. Add the milk mixture and melted butter to the dry ingredients. Stir until just blended. Do not overmix; it's okay if there are a few lumps. Spoon the batter evenly into the prepared muffin pan, filling each cup almost full. Bake for 17-20 minutes, or until the tops are set and golden. Cool the muffins for a few minutes in the pan, then serve warm.
Note: Cornbread muffins taste best when served right out of the oven. To reheat leftovers, wrap muffins in aluminum foil and place in a preheated 350-degree oven until hot. Alternatively, heat muffins in the microwave at 50 percent power for 30-45 seconds, or until just hot; do not overheat or muffins will get tough.
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