Apple and Cheese Muffins

Full Cream AmasiGrated Cheese: Gouda Cheddar and Pizza MixButter
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Recipe Information



30 min

prep time:

20 min

cook time:

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  • 260g cake flour
  • 20ml baking powder
  • 75g castor sugar
  • 5ml salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 300ml First Choice Amasi
  • 125ml sunflower oil
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 125g First Choice Mature Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • 2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped

For the crumble:

  • 50g cake flour
  • 20g brown sugar
  • 30g First Choice butter (room temperature)
  • Apple slices for baking

Preparation method:

  1. TO MAKE THE CRUMBLE: Mix together the flour and brown sugar. Rub in the butter. Keep aside. (The mixture must be crumbly.)
  2. Preheat oven to 180ºC. Line a muffin pan with muffin papers or grease very well.
  3. TO MAKE THE MUFFINS: Sift the flour, baking powder, salt and castor sugar into a bowl. Mix in the grated cheese and the chopped apple.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, amasi, oil and the lemon zest and whisk together.
  5. Add the liquid mixture to the flour mixture and mix until just combined. DO NOT overmix the batter.
  6. Spoon the batter into the lined muffin moulds.
  7. Sprinkle with the crumble mixture and press some apple slices into the muffins.
  8. Bake for ±20 mins or until cooked and golden brown.
  9. Serve with First Choice butter and more grated First Choice mature cheddar cheese.