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Cheese and ham muffins recipe

Cheese and ham muffins recipe

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  • Serves 12 muffins
  • 5 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 228 calories / serving
  • Freezable


  • 275g plain flour
  • 1tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 125g mature cheddar cheese, grated
  • 125g cooked ham, chopped
  • 7 sundried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
  • 2tbsp chives, freshly snipped
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 200ml (7floz) buttermilk or semi-skimmed milk
  • 90ml (3½floz) sunflower oil
If you don't have any Cheddar, try using another hard cheese

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    13g 18%
  • Saturates

    4g 19%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    1g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 18.9g Protein 9.1g Fibre 1g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 5, 190ºC, fan 170ºC. Line a muffin tin with 12 paper muffin cases. Sift together the flour and baking powder in a large bowl.
  2. Mix in the sugar, ½tsp salt, 75g (3oz) cheese, ham, sundried tomatoes and chives.
  3. In another bowl, beat together the eggs, buttermilk (or milk) and oil and pour over the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined, fill the muffin cases and sprinkle the tops with the remaining cheese. Bake for 20-25mins until risen.

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