Bleeding ketchup, cheese & bacon muffins

Bleeding ketchup, cheese & bacon muffins

With ketchup that looks like streaks of blood, these ghoulish cakes are great in a Halloween buffet.

By , 21 September 2015
Bleeding ketchup, cheese & bacon muffins
  • Ready in: 50 mins
  • Serves: 10
  • Price: 30p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 62g serving contains
  • Fat 10
    14%
  • Sat Fat 3.3
    16%
  • Sugar 1.6
    2%
  • Salt 0.9
    15%
  • Cals 170
    8%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1148kJ/274kcal.
Ingredients
  • 4 rashers back bacon
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1½ level tsp baking powder
  • ½ level tsp mustard powder
  • ¼ level tsp cayenne
  • 50g Asda Extra Mature Cheddar, grated
  • 25g Asda Grana Padano (or Parmesan), grated
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 100ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 tsp tomato ketchup
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Line 10 bun tins with paper cases. Grill the bacon and then chop it.

  • Sift the flour, baking powder, mustard powder, cayenne and a pinch of salt into a bowl. Stir in the bacon and cheese.

  • In another bowl, lightly beat together the egg, milk and olive oil. Quickly fold into the flour mixture, taking care not to overmix.

  • Divide half of the mixture between the cake cases. Put 1 teaspoon ketchup in the centre and then cover with the remaining mixture. Bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes.