Monday, 30 August 2010

Cheesy Bacon Muffins

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes 12 Muffins

300g Self raising white flour
1/2 tea spoon baking powder
1 teaspoon paprika
pinch of salt
85g butter (diced)
6 rashers of cold cooked bacon (chopped)
175g mature cheddar cheese (grated)
1 egg beaten
250ml milk


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas mark 6. Grease each cup of a 12-cup muffin tin or line each cup with a paper muffin case. Set aside. Sift flour, baking powder, paprika and salt into a large bowl then lightly rub in the butter.
  2. Stir in the bacon and cheese, then add the beaten egg and milk. stirring gently to mix well.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the muffin cups, divided it evenly between each one.
  4. Bake the muffins for about 20 minutes, or until well risen, golden brown and firm to touch. transfer to wire rack to cool. serve warm or cold.