Lunch box pizza muffin recipe

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  • Makes : 10
  • Prep time : 14 hrs 58 mins 18 secs
  • Cooking time : 15 hrs 13 mins 18 secs

A must-try for pizza lovers, this lunchtime treat has all the taste of a Hawaiian pizza in the form of a lunch box-friendly savoury muffin. I give you the pizza muffin. Oh, yes I do.

An awesome shake up to the sandwich scene, muffins are a great lunch box option. This pizza muffin recipe is a basic building block – top it up with extras like diced capsicum and pepperoni and you could almost convince yourself your muffin is actually pizza. Yum!

Lunch box pizza muffin recipe

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder1½ cups grated cheese
  • 150g diced ham
  • 1 cup pineapple pieces, drained
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp pizza sauce or tomato paste
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of milk

Method

Step 1: Preheat oven to 180°C and prepare a large Texas muffin pan by either lining with baking paper or using an oil spray to prevent sticking.

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Step 2: Sift the flour and baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Add 1 cup of the pineapple, all the ham and 1 cup of the cheese. Mix to combine.

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Step 3: In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, pizza sauce, eggs and milk.

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Step 4: Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture and mix until just combined and there are no pockets of flour.

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Step 5: Spoon into the muffin pan. Top each muffin with the reserved cheese and pineapple. Bake for 30 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.

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Step 6: Remove from the muffin tin and let cool on a wire rack. We love them warm from the oven, but the kids will also eat them cold!

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This recipe yields 10 large muffins.

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  • Makes : 10
  • Prep time : 14 hrs 58 mins 18 secs
  • Cooking time : 15 hrs 13 mins 18 secs

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