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Cheese and courgette muffins – Recipe

Cheese and courgette muffins

These cheesy courgette muffins take no time to throw together and are delicious with eggs and bacon for brunch.

Ingredients
225g/8oz self-raising flour
100g/3½oz courgette, grated
salt and freshly ground black pepper
100g/3½oz mature cheddar, grated
175ml/6fl oz milk
1 free-range egg
55ml/2fl oz olive oil
10 cherry tomatoes
To serve
crisp grilled bacon
scrambled egg

Method
Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, courgette, salt, freshly ground black pepper and cheddar and mix well.

In a separate bowl, mix together the milk, egg and olive oil. Add this mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well.

Grease ten muffin moulds and half-fill each with the mix.

Prick each cherry tomato – this stops them popping when they cook – and press one tomato into the top of each spoonful of mix.

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Spoon the remaining mixture over each muffin to conceal the tomato. Cook for about 20 minutes until golden brown.

Source: BBC FOODS

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