These are my favorite savory muffins, they smell fantastic when you pull them from the oven and nothing beats breaking one in half and putting a dob of butter on, watching it melt and yum.. it’s gone! Try this recipe, you will not regret it.


1 onion, grated
5 rashers of bacon, chopped
½ bunch of shredded spinach leaves
2 ½ cups self-raising flour
1 lightly beaten egg
1 ¼ cups milk
⅓ cup extra light olive oil
½ cup grated tasty cheese


Preheat oven to 200° C
Grease or line with paper a 6 hole texas (large) muffin pan
Heat oil a frying pan over medium heat, add onion and bacon stirring until the onion is soft. Stir in spinach and remove from heat. Set aside for a couple of minutes until spinach is wilted. Allow to cool
Sift flour into bowl
Combine egg, milk and oil into another bowl and mix well
Pour into flour
Stir gently until almost combined
Fold in bacon and onion mixture and cheese
Spoon into muffin holes
Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean


Experiment with different vegetable and cheese combinations it doesn’t have to be spinach & bacon
Bake in small hole muffin trays
Smaller muffins are ideal for parties
Great for lunch boxes
The spinach & bacon savory muffins can be frozen
Reheat in the microwave

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