Cheese and broccoli muffins

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Cheese and broccoli muffins
Muffins are a tempting treat for most children so why not try a savoury version to help with your child’s recommended 5-a-day! This recipe freezes really well so bake in batches and defrost for lunchboxes and snacks. 

6 cooked broccoli florets, chopped
6 cherry tomatoes, chopped
120g grated Cheddar cheese
230g self rising flour

180ml milk - use whole milk
3 tbsp olive oil
1 egg, beaten

Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.

In a bowl, mix together the flour, cheese and chopped broccoli.

Add the chopped tomatoes, milk, oil and egg and blend thoroughly.

Grease a 12-hole muffin tin and spoon in the batter.

Bake for 25 to 35 minutes until golden. 


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
30 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Cheese, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Healthy, Lunch Box, Snacks

Level of Difficulty

Writer Siobhan is the owner of, who want to inspire, educate and empower parents to feed their children healthy, home-cooked food. Her blog is a great resource for feeding your child with lots of tips and recipes.
For more advice and some great family-friendly recipes, check out the Mummycooks website.

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