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Fluffy Savory Cheddar Muffins

These savory muffins are perfect for breakfast or snacks, and they are freezer-friendly! You'll want to enjoy them all week long.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 muffins


  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup milk of your choice
  • 3 TBSP butter sub non dairy butter or coconut oil
  • 1 egg sub 1 large flax egg - see notes
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne optional
  • 1-3/4 cup all-purpose flour sub gluten-free all purpose flour
  • 1 TBSP baking powder
  • 1 TBSP granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese and more for topping, sub vegan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare a muffin tin with muffin liners or cooking spray.
  • Add milk, melted butter (or coconut oil), eggs (or flax eggs) and cayenne in a bowl. Stir until just combined.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt, then stir. Then fold in the cheddar cheese.
  • Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin, filling each cup about ⅔ full. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese on top if desired. It will make 10-12 muffins depending on how much you scoop in! Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the muffins are firm to the touch.


Make a flax or chia egg for this recipe
  • 1 tablespoon chia seed or flax 
  • 3 tablespoons of water
Mix the chia/flax with water in a small bowl. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes, until it forms a goopy texture (like an egg)! Add it to the batter as instructed.