Courgette and Cheese Muffins

Courgette and cheese muffins are really quick and easy to make, and great to make with kids. They are perfect for taking on a picnic and they make a great savoury snack for children. You can also have them for lunch with a little salad.

Courgette and Cheese Muffins: Makes 12 Muffins:


 10 mins prep + 20 mins baking


 14p per muffin


 207 per muffin

  • 200g self-raising white flour
  • 100g self raising wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch dried thyme or other dried herbs (optional)
  • 80g grated medium cheddar cheese
  • 1 small courgette, grated (about 100g)
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 210ml milk
  • 90ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  1. Preheat the over to gas mark 6 / 200 C. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases. 
  2. Combine the flours, grated cheese, baking powder and dried herbs in a large bowl.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients in another bowl or large jug. Make a well in the centre of the 'dry' ingredients and pour in the 'wet'. Using a blunt knife, stir until just combined. Do not over mix or you will get tough muffins.
  4. Spoon the mixture evenly into the muffin cases. Bake for 20 - 30 minutes until risen and golden.

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