Savory Muffins With Cheddar Cheese

The concept for these savory muffins was impressed by a suggestion from a member of the WWL Program!

And man am I glad I took her up on that suggestion. I imply, there have been solely three muffins left by the point I acquired to take a photograph of them the primary few instances! That’s how good they’re.

Golden brown savory muffins baked with cheddar cheese

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Right here’s what it’s good to find out about this recipe:

  • Gluten-free? Use all-purpose gluten-free flour for finest outcomes.
  • Dairy-free? I like to recommend utilizing cheddar non-dairy cheese (I just like the model Daiya) for the batter
  • Vegan? Use the above cheese advice and embrace a flax/chia egg. Directions are within the notes of the recipe!

Add-In Choices for these Savory Muffins

  • Feeling adventurous? You’ll be able to throw in spices like cayenne or chili powder for some warmth or do that recipe with totally different cheese. I believe Monterey jack cheese or gruyere cheese could be superb on this recipe along with or to switch cheddar.
  • Wish to throw in some herbs? Chopped chives, sage or recent thyme could be nice to throw into the batter for this recipe.
  • Feeling inexperienced? Add chopped barely steamed spinach (not totally cooked) to the batter as nicely. You’ll be able to steam it a bit by warming it within the microwave for 30 seconds in a microwave-safe bowl.

Throwing in some greens could be a good way to use up leftover ingredients before they go bad!

Freezer-Friendly Muffins in a meal prep container.

Learn how to Eat These Superb Cheddar Muffins at Breakfast:

I attempted these muffins alternative ways all through the week:

  • With selfmade applesauce! (Storebought can also be wonderful)
  • With an egg on high!
  • Warmed with butter!

All had been superb. I like to recommend consuming two muffins for breakfast or one for a snack, however as at all times that is completely as much as you!

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Learn how to Retailer and Reheat these Savory Muffins

These muffins final at room temp on the counter, lined for 4 days, and within the fridge in an hermetic container for as much as six days. They’re freezer-friendly for as much as 3 months. You’ll be able to eat them chilly, at room temp or barely warmed/toasted.

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Fluffy Savory Cheddar Muffins


Prep Time 5 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 25 minutes

Complete Time 30 minutes

Prep Time 5 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 25 minutes

Complete Time 30 minutes

Servings 10 muffins


  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup milk of your alternative
  • 3 TBSP butter sub non dairy butter or coconut oil
  • 1 egg sub 1 giant flax egg – see notes
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne optionally available
  • 1-3/4 cup all-purpose flour sub gluten-free all objective flour
  • 1 TBSP baking powder
  • 1 TBSP granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese and extra for topping, sub vegan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 F and put together a muffin tin with muffin liners or cooking spray.

  • Add milk, melted butter (or coconut oil), eggs (or flax eggs) and cayenne in a bowl. Stir till simply mixed.

  • Add the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt, then stir. Then fold within the cheddar cheese.

  • Spoon the batter into the ready muffin tin, filling every cup about ⅔ full. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese on high if desired. It’ll make 10-12 muffins relying on how a lot you scoop in! Bake for 20-25 minutes, till the muffins are agency to the contact.


Make a flax or chia egg for this recipe

  • 1 tablespoon chia seed or flax 
  • 3 tablespoons of water

Combine the chia/flax with water in a small bowl. Let it sit for 10-Quarter-hour, till it varieties a goopy texture (like an egg)! Add it to the batter as instructed.

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