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Feta Cheese & Herb Cupcakes

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About the bake

These are so quick and easy to make and delicious for lunch or to serve with soup.

50Total Time
25Prep Time
25Bake Time
12Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Set the oven to 180°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 4) Line a cupcake tin with paper cake cases.

  2. Step 2:

    Place the flour and baking powder in a mixing bowl.

  3. Step 3:

    In another bowl mix the eggs, oil, and milk together.

  4. Step 4:

    Crumble the feta cheese finely into the flour and stir in the herbs and Gruyère cheese. Season with a little black pepper. Stir in the milk and egg mixture until evenly mixed but don’t worry if it is a little lumpy.

  5. Step 5:

    Divide the mixture between the cake cases and bake for 25 minutes until golden brown and just firm to the touch.

  6. Step 6:

    Allow to cool completely. They will keep for 2 days in a cake tin.

  7. Step 7:

    If you would like to decorate the cupcakes a tasty option is to blend together cream cheese, basil leaves and garlic in a food processor  until smooth. Season to taste and spread on the cakes. Decorate with baby basil leaves.

Ingredients

  • For the cakes

    • 175g Plain white flour
    • 3 tsp Baking powder
    • 3 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 100ml Olive oil
    • 100ml Milk
    • 200g Feta cheese (crumbled)
    • 100g Gruyère (cheese)
    • 4 tbsp Parsley (fresh, finely chopped)
    • 10 Basil leaves (finely chopped)
    • 0pinch Black pepper (ground)

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