Bacon cheese muffins (wholemeal)

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Bacon cheese muffins are a great family treat. This recipe will help you make perfect savoury wholemeal muffins – light, fluffy and full of taste. Whether you pack them in lunchboxes or serve with salad for lunch, your family will be happy to eat these healthy muffins.

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy


Makes 12 servings

150g back bacon (trimmed of all visible fat)

1 small onion (80g)

4.5 slices wholemeal toast crust removed (125g)

200g cheddar cheese

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100ml milk

3 eggs

1 tsp butter

Olive oil for greasing


  1. Preheat fan forced oven to 190C
  2. Trim bacon
  3. Finely dice onion
  4. Cook bacon and onion in butter on pan until cooked but not crispy.
  5. Whisk eggs and milk.
  6. Grate cheese and add to milk mix.
  7. Add in bacon mix.
  8. Put bread slices in food processor to make breadcrumbs and add to bacon mix
  9. Grease 12 muffin tins by rubbing a little olive oil around each with your fingers
  10. Divide muffin mix between them.
  11. Bake for about 25 mins until golden.


  • This is a hit with adults for finger food and kids love them. You’d never know they were wholemeal as they are light.
  • This recipe also works well with rye bread.

Nutritional content

Nutritional analysis per muffin (70 grams):

 Energy 617.32 kJ
147.54 cal
 Protein 9.46 g
 Total fat 9.64 g
 Saturated fat 5.56 g
 Carbohydrates 5.42 g
 Total sugars 1.48 g
 Fibre 0.97 g
 Sodium 366.32 mg
 Cholesterol 67.60 mg
 Potassium 105.99 Mg
Calcium 150.61 mg
Iron 0.61 mg
Zinc 1.21 mg
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Date Created: May 16, 2013 Date Modified: July 3, 2018