EKKA recipe – Cheese and Corn Muffins

Ingredients

1 ½ cups self raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 cup finely grated zucchini

½ cup corn

½ cup finely grated carrot

1 cup grated cheese

1 cup milk

Salt and pepper

 

Equipment

Grater

Measuring cups

Measuring spoons

Mixing spoon

Spray oil

Muffin tin

 

Method

  1. Pre heat oven to 160°C, and prepare your muffin tin by spraying inside the cups with oil
  2. Grate the carrot and zucchini in separate bowls, for easy measuring
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt and pepper in a large bowl
  4. Add the milk and mix thoroughly to make a batter
  5. Add all the vegetables and mix to combine, then mix through the cheese
  6. Divide the mixture evenly between all cups.
  7. Bake 15-18 minutes until golden brown, and a skewer comes out clean

 

Adult assistance (if required)

Using oven

Grating vegetables

 

Allergy Awareness (if needed)

GF Use gluten free flour

DF Use vegan cheese and ‘milk’ of choice

 

Tasty Tip

An ice-cream scoop is a good tool for making evenly sized muffins

Snipped spring onions or chives are a delicious addition

 

Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg (or ½ cup apple sauce)
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup cooked diced apple

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius
  2. Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners
  3. Stir flour, sugar and cinnamon together
  4. Mix in oil, egg and milk
  5. Fold in apples
  6. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling to the top of the cup
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into centre of a muffin comes out clean

Chunky Tomato Relish

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 small brown onion, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 small fresh red chilli, halved, deseeded, finely chopped

500g ripe vine-ripened tomatoes, coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons brown sugar

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

1/4 cup sultanas


Method:

1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add the garlic and chilli, and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until aromatic.

2. Add the tomato to the onion mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until the tomato beaks down.

3. Add the sugar and vinegar, and cook for 10 minutes or until the mixture thickens. Set aside to cool.

Storage Tip: Store the leftover relish in the fridge for up to 1 week. Use in sandwiches or serve with BBQ’d meat, chicken or sausages.