Simple & Perfect SPAM® Meatloaf Cupcakes

Simple & Perfect SPAM® Meatloaf Cupcakes

Life can be complicated and imperfect. Sometimes you may be craving both a dinner and dessert! That’s what makes this SPAM® recipe so simple and perfect! It combines a dinner classic with a dessert treat — meatloaf and cupcakes!

60 min 12 servings 12 ingredients


  • For the Cupcakes
  • 2 12-ounce cans of SPAM® Classic
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup quick cooking oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • For the Glaze
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 tablespoons white vinegar
  • Snipped fresh chives, for garnish
  • 4 cups prepared mashed potatoes


  • 1.Preheat oven to 350°F. For cupcakes, in large bowl, grate SPAM®. Add eggs, oatmeal and milk; mix well. Lightly spray a regular size muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Fill each muffin tin two-thirds full with SPAM® mixture. Using the back of a spoon, lightly press mixture into tins for the glaze.
  • 2.In small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, mustard, vinegar and water. Lightly spoon half of glaze mixture over SPAM® mixture. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until mixture is set.
  • 3.Meanwhile, prepare 4 cups of mashed potatoes. Remove cupcakes from oven. Place oven rack 2-3 inches from heat source and heat broiler. Top each cupcake with potatoes. Return muffin tin to oven. Broil 2-3 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned. Garnish with fresh chives and spoon the remainder of the glaze over the top and serve.

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