Cheese and Bacon Muffins are a delicious savoury addition to any Afternoon Tea Party, or are perfect in a lunch box.

These are easy to make, and delicious served warm.

Cheese and Bacon Muffins

A light, savoury muffin which are easy to make but totally delicious.
Course Baking
Cuisine American
Keyword Afternoon Tea Recipes, Cheese and Bacon, Savoury Muffin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 Muffins


  • 250 grams Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Salt
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 80 grams Butter
  • 200 ml Milk
  • 100 grams Mature Cheddar
  • 100 grams Cook Bacon, chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 170C Fan / 180C / Gas Mark 3.  Grease a 12 hole Muffin tin, or use paper cases.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix the flour, salt, backing powder, bicarbonate of soda, cayenne pepper and onion salt.  Add the grated cheese and cooked bacon and mix well.
  • Melt the butter
  • In a separate bowl beat the eggs and oil.  Add the melted butter and milk and stir.
  • Add the wet ingredients into the mixing bowl, and fold in.  
  • Divide the mixture into the muffin tin.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-22 minutes.  The muffins should be firm to the touch and golden brown.

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