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Onion Cheddar Muffin

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
This Onion Cheddar Muffin Recipe is a Vintage Family Recipe from my mother in-laws old recipe box collection of old family recipes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 190 kcal


  • 1 cup finely chopped onion divided
  • 2 ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 ¼ cup grated sharp cheddar cheese divided
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  • Mix the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Chop onions and drain over a bowl in a fine mess strainer.
  • Grate cheese and mix 1 cup into the dry ingredients.
  • Add ¾ cup of drained onions to the bowl and mix well being sure the cheese and onions do not clump up but are evenly distributed.
  • Mix milk, egg, butter together in a small bowl. Pour into dry ingredients and mix gently until all the flour is moistened.
  • Fill each well of a muffin pan evenly. Sprinkle about a ¼ teaspoon of reserved chopped onions over the top of each muffin. Sprinkle remaing cheddar cheese over each muffin top.
  • Bake 400 for 20-22 minutes.

Recipe Expert Tips

An updated and adapted old family recipe


Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 351mg | Potassium: 91mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 259IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 196mg | Iron: 1mg
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