Sunday, December 27, 2009

Cheddar Cheese Apple Muffins

So I woke up this morning and decided to make some 'Cheddar Cheese Apple Muffins' from my new muffin cookbook - a present from Jason's mom (thanks again!). You're probably wondering why someone with an oven that seems to be unable to reach a temperature higher than 100F would be inspired to bake muffins. It makes no sense that my muffins turned out perfectly and evenly baked either...

You're probably also wondering how on earth I managed to use that oven when it was in the back of Jason's truck (look closely!):

Wonder no more.. I used my new oven!!

Our new Whirlpool Gold was a boxing day purchase. My dad (thanks again) and Jason hauled it into the house yesterday and Honey worked tirelessly to make sure it was level:

It has more features than I could ever imagine using but I am so excited to experiment with it. It not only has a self-clean feature, it steam cleans itself and has a hidden element inside so it will be very easy to keep tidy. It also has the fifth warming burner which I think will come in handy and it's a convection oven as well. This morning I just used the basic "bake" feature and it worked perfectly!

I served them up on my new plate (thanks mom) that looks shockingly similar to my tattoo (which happens to be 2 years old today) and it was a great breakfast.

MY REVIEW: I love my new oven!! These muffins were great - I used 3 medium apples to get 1 cup. This was a messy task so beware. I didn't have any cheddar cheese but I did have a little hunk of marble and some manchego, which I crumbed in. The muffin cups were a little full but it said make 12 so I wasn't going to mess with it. They're more like scones than muffins and make a really good breakfast when served warm.

JASON'S REVIEW: He said these were tasty (much like everything I cook apparently) and a good breakfast!


  1. Congrats on the oven! And those muffins sound fantastic... manchego cheese... yum!

    Have a great New Year's!

  2. Those sound wonderful! Thanks for following my blog:)