These cheesy muffins are a great after school snack and they couldn’t be easier to make. Just add cheese and ham to a basic muffin mix for a delicious savoury snack
- 6 slices of ham
- 190g Cheddar cheese
- 75g butter
- 1 egg
- 250ml milk
- 300g self-raising flour
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- a pinch of sea salt
Preheat the oven to 190°C/375ºF/gas mark 5. Lightly grease a muffin tin.
Cut the ham into 1cm chunks, and grate the Cheddar or chop it roughly.
Cut the butter into pieces. Beat the egg in a bowl with the milk.
Sieve the flour, paprika and salt into a large mixing bowl, and rub the butter into the flour until it looks like breadcrumbs.
Add the ham and cheese, then pour in the egg and milk mixture and mix thoroughly.
Spoon into the muffin tin and cook in the oven for 20 minutes.
Place on a wire rack to cool.
Top tip for making Cheese and ham muffins
Use blue cheese and parma ham for a posh treat