Recipe: Nutty Blue Cheese Muffins
Makes 12 large muffins
1½ cups cake flour
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
A pinch of cayenne pepper
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
125g pecan nuts,chopped
80g blue cheese, crumbled
6 mild chillies, finely chopped
100ml sunflower oil
1 extra large egg
Extra chopped pecan nuts for top
1 Preheat the oven to 180C.
2 Sift the cake flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne pepper together.
3 Add the cheese, pecan nuts, blue cheese and peppers. Toss together.
4 In a small bowl mix the milk, oil and egg together. Add it to the dry mixture and mix together until the mixture is just combined. The batter should still be lumpy.
5 Line a muffin tray with paper linings and fill each section 3⁄4 full. Sprinkle with the extra nuts.
6 Bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve hot with butter.