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45Total Time
15Prep Time
30Bake Time

Cheese, Bacon and Tomato Muffins

9 Reviews

About the bake

Who says muffins have to be sweet? These savoury muffins are fabulous for a special breakfast, spot of lunch or a picnic snack.

45Total Time
15Prep Time
30Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan, gas mark 5). Line a muffin tin with 10 paper muffin cases or greasproof paper.

  2. Step 2:

    Grill the bacon until crispy and chop into pieces. In a large bowl, sift together flour and baking powder.

  3. Step 3:

    Stir the sugar, salt and 3/4 of the cheese, bacon, tomatoes and chives into the flour mixture and mix well.

  4. Step 4:

    In another bowl, beat together the eggs, milk and melted butter and pour over the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined, the batter will be lumpy. Fill the muffin cases and sprinkle the tops with the reserved cheese.

  5. Step 5:

    Bake for 20-25 minutes until risen and firm. Delicious eaten warm or cold.


    • 100g Bacon rasher(s) (smoked back bacon rashers)
    • 275g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 1 tbsp Baking powder
    • 1 tsp Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 125g Gruyère (cheese, grated)
    • 2 Tomato(es) (deseeded and chopped)
    • 2 tbsp Chives (chopped)
    • 2 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 200ml Milk (whole)
    • 75g Butter (unsalted) (melted)

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