Monday, December 30, 2019

Rosemary Muffins - #MuffinMonday

I had a long list of things to bake for Christmas. But somewhere along the way, I hit a wall. I'm not sure if it was the annual deep cleaning that did me in. Or maybe I just had lingering lethargy from a bout of Hand Foot and Mouth Disease. My first time! Thank you, Baby Nephew, for bringing your daycare germs over to Aunty!

I ditched the baking list but didn't want to miss Muffin Monday. I just knew that it couldn't be sweet. My brain kept screaming CHEESE. But I think I've hit cheese overload as well so rosemary won. Rosemary isn't very popular in Jamaica so I'm excited to have my own plant to snip whenever I please. I had basil too but a couple weeks of heavy rain left my basil mildewed. I'll replant it soon.

How were your holidays? Are you still in celebration mode or is it time for recovery?

Be sure to scroll down to see what the other muffin bakers made for today.

Rosemary Muffins


3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon oil


Preheat oven to 400 F. Grease a 6 cup muffin pan.

Whisk flours, rosemary, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
In a small bowl whisk egg, milk, and oil.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.

Bake 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean.

I found this recipe on Epicurious. I decreased the sugar - as is they tasted a tad sweet to me, increased the salt and the rosemary. I still think it needs more rosemary. I think I'll infuse the milk in my next batch.

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  1. I am halfway between still celebrating and recovering! Most of the family has gone home but we still have our youngest daughter with us until 1 January, at which point full recover mode will kick in. :) I'm jealous of your rosemary plant. I bought one a couple of months back and it got run over by a lawnmower! I need to replant.
    I am just imagining the delicious fragrance of your rosemary muffins, Kelly! These would be perfect as dinner rolls with a lamb supper, don't you think? Pass me the butter, please.

  2. It's time for recovery for me! I love rosemary, and the plants are very hard to kill unless you live in the snow (which I know you don't!).

  3. I still have rosemary too (indoors) but my basil is long gone. I've managed to keep sage going. I won't start basil again in the USA Midwest until spring. I have an idea for your muffins right now- you can punch the flavor with some fresh herb butter. Plus a pat of butter is always welcome on a muffin, right?

  4. We are still in celebration mode here. We celebrate the 12 days of Christmas. These muffins would be perfect with a nice bowl of soup or stew.