Cupcakes for Dinner

Here are a few options and recipes to bring cupcakes to your dinner table. Start with these easy recipes and you’ll soon be coming up with creative cupcakes of your own.

Meatloaf and Mashed Potato Cupcakes

Preheat oven to 400F and grease a standard muffin tin. Combine 1 cup of fresh bread crumbs and 1/3 cup of milk in a bowl and leave until the bread has fully absorbed the milk. Saute 6 oz of chopped bacon in a frying pan over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from the grease and chop finely. Discard all but 1 tbsp of bacon fat and saute 1 cup of finely chopped onion. Place lb lean ground beef and 1/2 lb of ground pork in a large bowl. Add one large egg, 3 tbsp of ketchup, 1 tbsp of worcestershire sauce, 1 tbsp of soy sauce, 2 tsp chopped thyme, 1 tsp of chopped garlic, the bacon, onions and soaked breadcrumbs. Stir gently to combine the mixture. Using a 1/4 cup to measure, scoop meat mixture into prepared muffin tin and bake for 20 minutes. Make sure meat is cooked

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