Hubby went to the allotment yesterday to water the plants and came home with a bag of courgettes from another plot holder who had too many so this is what I made today;
Courgette, bacon and cheese muffins
8oz self raising flour
1/4 tsp salt (I used just a small pinch as the bacon is quite salty)
freshly ground pepper - to taste
1tsp mustard - I used powder
2oz soft butter or margarine
2 courgettes, around 6 inch long, grated
6 rashers of bacon, finely chopped
3oz cheese - whichever you prefer
2 medium eggs
Firstly, sieve the dry ingredients together into a bowl and then add the butter. Rub the butter into the flour until you have fine breadcrumbs. Then add the courgettes, bacon and cheese.
Secondly, lightly beat the milk and eggs together before adding to the dry ingredients and mixing gently until all the ingredients are mixed together.
Next, spoon the mixture into muffin tins and put into the oven and bake at Gas 6 /200F / 400F until light brown - approx 25 minutes.
These are really tasty, but I think that next time I make them, I will add some herbs and spices, maybe some cayenne pepper or paprika would be nice.