1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 4oz. can chopped green chilies (optional)
1 15oz. can creamed corn
1 cup cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup fresh ground popcorn kernels
1 1/2 Tbls. baking powder
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/2 cup ultra gel (modified food starch, see comments for more details)
1. Cream together butter, sugar, and eggs.
2. Add all remaining ingredients and mix well.
3. Fill sprayed muffin tins 3/4 full. (makes 2 dozen)
4. Bake for 20-25 minutes (until golden brown) at 350 degrees.
Allow muffins to sit in pan on a wire cooling rack for 5 minutes before removing.