Cheesy Leek and Bacon Muffins - Easy Recipe

These Cheesy Leek and Bacon Muffins are really easy to make and are quite delicious as a quick lunchtime snack.

Cheesy leek and bacon muffins cooling on a wire rack

Great to pop in yours or your kids lunchboxes.

Cheese Leek and Bacon Muffins

Once you've fried the bacon and made the muffin mixture. Spoon the mixture into 8 holes of a muffin tin.

Pop into your preheated oven for 20 minutes. You can test to see if they are cooked through by inserting a sharp knife and it should come out clean.

Cheesy Leek and Bacon Muffins ready for the oven

Put the muffins on a wire rack, shave over a little Parmesan cheese and leave to cool a bit before serving.

Cheesy leek and bacon muffins cooling on a wire rack

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Cheesy Leek and Bacon Muffins

Cheesy Leek and Bacon Muffins

These Cheesy Leek and Bacon Muffins are really easy to make and are quite delicious as a quick lunchtime snack.
Prep time: 10 MCook time: 20 MTotal time: 30 M

Ingredients:

  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 leek - washed and finely shredded
  • 5 rashers of streaky bacon - sliced
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 100g Extra Matured Cheddar cheese - grated
  • a small handful of chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 egg - free range of course
  • 80ml double cream
  • 120ml milk
  • 50ml olive oil
  • shaved Parmesan to serve

Instructions:

How to cook Cheesy Leek and Bacon Muffins

  1. Preheat your oven to 200C/400F or Gas 6
  2. Put all the dry ingredients into a large bowl and mix together.
  3. Fry the bacon in a frying pan until it's nice a crispy, then put to one side.
  4. Without washing the pan, add a glug of olive oil and fry the leek until it's nice and soft.
  5. Now put the chopped parsley, egg, cream, milk and oil into a small bowl and mix. Add this to the dry ingredients and give it a good mix together.
  6. Lightly oil your muffin tray (use paper cases if your tray isn't non-stick) spoon the mixture evenly - this amount will make about 8 muffins.
  7. Pop into your preheated oven for 20 minutes. You can test to see if they are cooked through by inserting a sharp knife and it should come out clean.
  8. Put the muffins on a wire rack, shave over a little Parmesan cheese and leave to cool a bit before serving.
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2 comments

  1. Simply delicious, I can imagine the soft and crunchy texture in my mouth. Thanks for the recipe!

    Regards,

    @photorecipe

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