Ham and Cheddar Herb Muffins

ham and cheddar herb muffins
10 min
12 items
12 servings
Savoury, cheesy, herby muffins that are great for takeaway and brunch menus, with plenty of room for add-ins and substitutions.


  • 2 ½ cups Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 tbsp. MasterFoods™ Basil Leaves
  • 2 tbsp. MasterFoods™ Chives
  • 4 tbsp. MasterFoods™ Dill Leaf Tips
  • ½ cup Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ cup MasterFoods™ Tomato Relish, plus extra to serve
  • 2 cups Shredded Ham
  • 1 ½ cups Vintage Cheddar cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese, grated, plus extra for serving
  • Fresh herbs, such as Fennel fronds, to garnish

MasterFoods Basil Leaves 160g

MasterFoods Tomato Relish 2.75kg

Cooking Instructions:

  1. 1
    Preheat an oven to 180°C and grease and line a 12-muffin tray.
  2. 2
    Combine the flour and herbs together in a large mixing bowl, with the oil, milk, eggs and relish in another bowl. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry, stirring in the ham and cheddar cheese at the end.
  3. 3
    Divide the mixture between the muffin tins, sprinkle over parmesan cheese and bake for 25 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  4. 4
    Cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then onto a wire rack.
  5. 5
    Serve with extra parmesan cheese and fennel fronds scattered on top, with extra tomato relish on the side.


  1. 1
    Add some MasterFoods™ Dijon Mustard into the mixture for extra savoury dimension.
  2. 2
    For a little kick, add in MasterFoods™ Chilli Sprinkle.

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