Soft, cheesy, fragrant and delicious served warm. Feel free to chop and change with any other optional ingredients listed below :)
*Makes 12 muffins
Combine in a large bowl:
360g plain flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp dried herbs (or finely chopped fresh chives/dill/herb of choice)
Pinch of salt
250g grated cheddar
Combine and add to flour mix slowly until a stiff batter is formed:
50g melted butter
Stir in if desired: fried onions, minced garlic, crispy bacon bits, smoked ham, olives, sundried tomatoes, baby spinach leaves, roasted peppers, chopped jalapenos/other chillies, fried button mushrooms etc.
Dollop equally between 12 lined muffin cups. Bake at 170 C for 35 mins until golden brown.
Best enjoyed warm (you can reheat cold muffins by microwaving for about 10-15 seconds).