Savoury mini muffins

Make lunchtimes and work lunchboxes that much more exciting with this tasty treat.


1 small onion, finely diced
5 bacon rashers, finely diced
½ cup chopped parsley
1 cup grated cheese, cheddar
½ tsp baking powder
1 cup flour
1 egg
1 cup milk or buttermilk
1 serving sesame seeds, to sprinkle on the top of muffins


  1. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. In a bowl combine onion, bacon, parsley, cheddar cheese, flour, baking powder, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Beat 1 egg with milk (or buttermilk). Add to dry ingredients and mix together gently.
  4. The batter should be wet. Use more milk accordingly.
  5. Spoon into a greased mini muffin pan, sprinkle with sesame seeds and bake for 30-40 minutes until puffed and golden.

Recipe created for Bite by Warren Elwin
A printable version of this recipe will be available here soon!

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