• In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, salt, and red pepper. In another bowl beat together eggs, milk, and melted butter. Add to flour mixture. Add the 1 cup shredded cheese and stir just until batter is smooth (do not overmix).

  • Spoon batter into greased muffin cups, filling cups almost full. Top with desired toppings. Bake in a 425 degree F oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups and serve warm. Makes 12.

Nutrition Facts

193 calories; 9 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 47 mg cholesterol; 260 mg sodium. 22 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 6 g protein; 113 RE vitamin a; 151 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;