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Cauliflower Cheese Muffins with 3 muffins on a white plate and 6 muffins on a cooking rack. With a blue spatula in the background

Cauliflower Cheese Muffins

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  • Author: Sam
  • Total Time: 50 Minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x


These savory cauliflower cheese muffins make a great on-the-go snack. Loaded with fresh cauliflower, onions, and cheddar cheese, these muffins are baked to perfection with a soft and crumbly inside and a crispy cheesy top.


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  • 2 cups + 1/4 cup (350 grams) of cauliflower
  • 2 cups + 1/4 cup of self-raising flour
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1 cup + 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • Salt and pepper to season


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C)
  2. blitz the cauliflower in a food processor until it’s in small bits
  3. Sift flour and nutmeg into a large mixing bowl
  4. In a separate bowl or jar, add in the milk, oil and egg. Then mix well
  5. Add the wet mixture to the flour and slowly fold in (don’t over mix as it can cause the muffins to be tough or heavy)
  6. Add in the cauliflower, onion and a 1 cup of cheese and salt and pepper. Mix together
  7. Add muffin paper cases to a cupcake/muffin tray
  8. Spoon the mixture into approx half of the muffin liner
  9. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on the top of the mixture and add a dash of paprika to the top
  10. Bake  in the oven for 35 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • Category: Muffins, Snacks
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: International
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