Mini Caprese Frittatas plus Giveaway

I have a little obsession with mini and individual size finger foods.  Maybe because I am always trying to accommodate the four little hands that are reaching out to me all day long as I am standing at the cutting board.

Little individual size portions and bites are so cute, perfect for portion control and as I have said before make an adorable presentation.  So when it came to whipping up a caprese frittata that is loaded with fresh basil, juicy tomatoes and creamy mozzarella I thought making them into little bites would be perfect for any occasion;  plus any excuse to break out the mini muffin pan.

Not only do I have an obsession with mini foods, I have an obsession with the ingredients in a caprese salad.  Seriously, basil, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella are considered staple ingredients in my kitchen.  So with Mother’s Day right around the corner, I thought these little bites would be a great addition for brunch.

I have some fun recipes coming up that are made in a mini muffin pan so I thought it would be fun to giveaway to one lucky reader a mini muffin pan as well.

Would you like to enter for your chance to win?

Giveaway is closed.  Congratulations #47, Marianne you are the winner!  Thank you to everyone that entered and stay tuned for another giveaway coming up soon!    
Of course, as always here are the rules and how you can enter-

Simply leave a comment below letting me know what you like or would like to make in a mini muffin pan.  Leave a contact email address so I can contact you if you win.  

Want a few more chances to win?

If you don’t put your email address, please check back on May 17, 2012 to see if you are the winner to contact me to claim your prize!

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Giveaway open to US residents only.
Entries can be submitted between May 10, 2012 and giveaway ends at 11:59pmEST on May 16, 2012.  Any duplicate entries will be deleted.  Any entries received after giveaway closes will be deleted.   Only entries left on this post qualify for drawing.  
One winner will be selected at random.  Please leave a valid email address or contact information.  The winner will be contacted via email and have 72 hours to respond.  If winner does not respond within 72 hours a new winner will be selected.  
If you don’t feel comfortable leaving your email address the winner will be announced here on May 17, 2012.  If no contact information is given, the winner will have 72 hours to contact me to claim prize.  If winner does not contact me by 12:00pmEST on May 20, 2012 they will be forfeited.
This giveaway is sponsored by Mother Thyme.  The mini muffin pan is made by Wilton.  Wilton is not affiliated with this giveaway

Good luck! 

Mini Caprese Frittatas
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Makes 24 mini frittatas

6 large eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
Pinch of pepper
1/3 cup diced tomatoes
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
3oz fresh mozzarella cut into 24 pieces

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.  Spray a 24 cup mini muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.

In a large bowl whisk together eggs, milk, salt and pepper.  Stir in diced tomatoes, shredded mozzarella and basil.

Place a cube of fresh mozzarella in each muffin pan and pour egg mixture in filling to the top.  

Bake for 10-12 minutes until eggs are set and puffed.

Carefully remove from muffin cups and serve warm.

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  1. Wow that mini muffin pan is twice the size of the one I have now! I’ve been wanting to make bake doughnut holes using a mini muffin pan.

  2. My mind is reeling with all of the tiny yummies I could make in this pan… key lime cupcakes/cheesecakes, pecan-bourbon tartlets… Thank you for the chance to win and for your marvelous recipes and photographs.

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