Cheese and ham muffins recipe

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15 min


20 min

These cheesy muffins are a great after school snack and they couldn’t be easier to make. Just add cheese and ham to a basic muffin mix for a delicious savoury snack


  • 6 slices of ham
  • 190g Cheddar cheese
  • 75g butter
  • 1 egg
  • 250ml milk
  • 300g self-raising flour
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • a pinch of sea salt


  • Preheat the oven to 190°C/375ºF/gas mark 5. Lightly grease a muffin tin.

  • Cut the ham into 1cm chunks, and grate the Cheddar or chop it roughly.

  • Cut the butter into pieces. Beat the egg in a bowl with the milk.

  • Sieve the flour, paprika and salt into a large mixing bowl, and rub the butter into the flour until it looks like breadcrumbs.

  • Add the ham and cheese, then pour in the egg and milk mixture and mix thoroughly.

  • Spoon into the muffin tin and cook in the oven for 20 minutes.

  • Place on a wire rack to cool.

Top tip for making Cheese and ham muffins

Use blue cheese and parma ham for a posh treat

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