Muffins (Onion Chive)

Marian C Brown posted 11-21-98


3/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 tsp. oil
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
2 Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup oil
1 egg, slightly beaten

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Grease bottoms only of 12 muffin cups or line with paper baking cups.

In a small skillet, over medium heat, cook and stir onion in 1 tsp. oil until crisp-tender; set aside.

In a large bowl, combine flour, chives, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda.

In a small bowl, combine cooked onions, buttermilk, 1/4 cup oil and egg; mix well.

Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened. Fill prepared muffin cups about 3/4 full.

Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. (Muffins will be very light in colour). Immediately remove from pan.

Makes 12 muffins.

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