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Sausage Pancake Muffins #MuffinMonday



I'm going savory for this month's Muffin Monday! I snagged some breakfast sausage on sale and got bored eating them as is so I went searching on the Taste of Home site for ways to use them and I found Lisa D's Sausage Pancake Muffins.

The only change to the recipe I made was to use whole milk because that's what we always keep on hand.  I was tempted to sprinkle the tops with some maple sugar I bought locally but was worried it might burn.

Next time I'd cut the sausage links into smaller pieces.  I also tested some in full size that I didn't get photos of.  The minis are great for on the go breakfasts and I liked the regular for at home. 

Real maple syrup gave just the right finishing touch but maple butter or maple cream would be delicious too.


Thanks so much to Stacy for hosting #MuffinMonday and to all the other awesome bloggers who shared recipes today, be sure to go check out what they made using the links down below!
 
 

Sausage Pancake Muffins

Sausage Pancake Muffins
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (7 ounces each) frozen fully cooked breakfast sausage links
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Maple syrup, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Coat 48 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. Microwave sausages according to package directions; drain. Cut into small chunks; divide evenly among muffin cups.
  2. Whisk next 6 ingredients. In another bowl, whisk egg, milk, oil and honey until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Pour batter over sausage chunks in prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake until lightly browned, 15-20 minutes. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm, adding syrup if desired.
sausage, pancake, muffins
Breakfast, brunch, snacks
American
 
 

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Comments

  1. What a fun breakfast idea! Muffins are so much easier than actual pancakes when you are feeding a large group.

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  2. What a great idea!! And so portable for breakfast on the go!

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