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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

Ingredients

  • 275g plain flour
  • 1tbsp baking powder
  • 1tsp 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

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    950kj
    228kcal
    11%
  • Fat

    13g 18%
  • Saturates

    4g 19%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    1g 17%

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

Method

  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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