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Olive oil cheesy pizza muffins

Quick, easy muffins with cheese, bacon and pizza sauce. Made only with a bowl and a fork!
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine American, Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword cheese, ham, muffins, olive oil, pizza
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons potato flour or cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 1/4 cups grated cheese (parmesan, sharp cheddar, or naxos gruyere)
  • 1 cup good quality ham in small cubes
  • 1/2 cup kalamata black olives

  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste + 3 tablespoons water
  • or
  • 6 tablespoons of your favorite pizza sauce
  • Some extra grated cheese for sprinkling about 4-6 tablespoons
  • Some extra oregano for sprinkling
  • Some extra olives


  1. Preheat your oven at 340˚F (170 ˚C)

  2. In a bowl mix the 9 first ingredients (the dry ones).

    In another bowl mix all the liquids and add them to the dry ingredients. Stir with a fork until almost combined.

    Add the cheese, ham and olives and stir gently. Don’t overmix.

  3. Divide into 12 muffin cups.

    Wet a spoon and flatten their surface a little. Top with a teaspoon of tomato sauce, a sprinkle of parmesan, oregano and olives.

  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.

    Leave on a rack to cool. Eat.