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Salmon and dill muffins with lemon zest

Published on October 14, 2015
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These savoury muffins from Trewithen Dairy are deliciously light and zesty


Makes 8 muffins

You will need

  • Hot smoked salmon 150g
  • Strong cheddar 75g, grated
  • Trewithen spreadable butter 75g, melted
  • Free range eggs 2
  • Natural yoghurt 250ml
  • Self-raising flour 240g
  • Sea salt pinch of
  • Baking soda 1 tsp
  • Baking powder 2 tsp
  • Lemon 1, zested
  • Dill 35g, chopped
  • Full fat soft cheese 100g


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees and prepare a muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. Mix together the cooled melted butter, eggs and yoghurt. In another bowl mix together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  3. Add the yoghurt mix to flour and stir.
  4. Carefully flake the salmon and fold into the mix with 20g chopped dill and all the grated cheese.
  5. Put a large tablespoon of mixture into each case and using a teaspoon make a little dent in the centre.
  6. Mix together the lemon zest, cream cheese and the rest of the dill and put a teaspoon of the mix into each muffin case in the dents.
  7. Then cover the cream cheese mix with another large spoonful of the muffin mix on top, making sure the cream cheese is covered over.
  8. Bake for 15-18 minutes until cooked and golden.

Recipe from Trewithen Dairy

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