when life gives you failed cheese curds, make muffins


Following Miss Fat’s second attempt to make homemade mozzarella, she was left with about 10 cups of messy, disgusting-looking failed curds and whey.  Despite the fact that it looked like vomit (see above), she was hell bent on not wasting another half gallon of milk.  So Miss Fats thought she’d try to save the situation and adapt a recipe she had sitting around for cottage cheese muffins.  They ended up to be delightful little snacks.  Enjoy the recipe below for all your future cheese making fails.


Cheese Fail Muffin Recipeadapted from cottage cheese muffins recipe
makes 5 muffins
the spices used below can easily be altered: choose whatever you like!

1/2 c. cheese curd mess
1/2 c. almond meal
1 heaping tbs. flour
1/4 c. grated parmesan cheese, plus additional for sprinkling on top
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 eggs
2 tbs. whey from cheese curd mess
1/2 tsp. salt
pinch chili powder
pinch red pepper flake
pinch thyme

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line muffin pan with liners.

2. Mix together all of the ingredients in a bowl (yep. it’s literally that easy.) Spoon into prepared muffin pan, fill approximately 3/4. Sprinkle a little parmesan cheese over top.

3. Bake for approximately 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Miss Fats enjoyed these so much that she saved a disgusting jar of cheese fail for future muffins!



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