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Savoury Muffins

This is a household favourite 'cos they're quick and easy to make, and the ingredients are really flexible.

1 Votes Since August 31st


  • 1.5 cups self raising flour (or regular flour and one teaspoon of baking powder)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 200 gm cheese (a little less is ok, you can alter this to a cheddar/blue cheese mix, and fresh parmesan is also recommended).
  • Savoury fillings: caramelised onions, chopped up cooked chorizo, spinach, roasted red pepper, roasted pumpkin/kumara, feta cubes. You can add almost anything you like.


  1. Mix the dry ingredients, this includes the cheese and savoury fillings. Mix carefully to avoid mashing all the ingredients together. You can add a pinch of paprika or black pepper to the mix to taste.
  2. Mix the wet ingredients well.
  3. Mix wet and dry ingredients together. Don't over mix, it should be a stiff mixture.
  4. Spoon into greased muffin tin, garnishing the top. (A slice of tomato and some grated cheese works well, as do pumpkin seeds)
  5. Cook at 190 degrees celcius for 20 minutes or until muffin coloured.
Amount Cooking Time Prep Time
Makes 12 muffins 20 minutes 45 minutes

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