Bacon & sweetcorn muffins

Easy to prepare ahead and keep warm, these will go down a treat around a roaring fire 

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes to 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes to 35 minutes 35 minutes

Makes: 10

Ingredients

6 rashers Waitrose Thin Cut, Hickory Smoked
Streaky Bacon
100g canned or frozen sweetcorn, defrosted
2 salad onions, chopped
1 large Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Egg
4 tbsp semi-skimmed milk
70g Stork With Butter, melted
150g self-raising flour
1 tsp English mustard powder
100g essential Waitrose English Mature Cheddar, coarsely grated 

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6. Line a muffin tin with 10 paper cases. Place the bacon on a baking tray and roast for 7–10 minutes, until crisp and golden. Roughly chop.

2. Meanwhile, place the sweetcorn in a food processor with the salad onions and whizz until finely chopped, then add the egg, milk and melted Stork, and blitz again.

3. Add the flour and mustard powder to the processor with the bacon and cheese, and pulse to form a thick batter. Divide the mixture between the muffin cases and bake for 15–20 minutes until well risen and golden, and a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.