We're obsessed with these Cheesy Garlic Bread Muffins that have an oozy cheese and garlic butter stuffing! The recipes has been designed to use pantry and fridge staples, so have a peek and see if you can make them straight away.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Serves: 10
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Australian
Dietary Requirements: Pescatarian, Vegetarian
Author: I Quit Sugar Blog (Guest Contributor: Meg Yonson)


Dry Ingredients

  • 60 g butter melted, plus more for greasing
  • 3 eggs
  • 125 ml milk
  • 50 g cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 carrot finely grated with extra moisture squeezed out
  • 1 zucchini finely grated with extra moisture squeezed out
  • 2 cups self-raising flour


  • 50 g butter at room temperature
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 80 g cheddar cheese cut into 2cm squares


  • Preheat a fan-forced oven to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas Mark 4 and grease 10 holes of a 12-hole muffin pan with butter.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together butter, eggs and milk.
  • Add in cheese, carrot, zucchini and a generous seasoning of salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Add in the flour and stir together until you form a smooth, thick batter. Set aside.
  • Make the stuffing by mashing garlic and butter together.
  • Place a heaped tablespoon of batter into each muffin hole.
  • Place on a slice of cheese and a teaspoon of garlic butter.
  • Top the rest of the muffins up with the remaining batter.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  • Cool for a couple of minutes in the tin before turning onto a wire rack.
  • Pull apart to see the cheesy garlic filling.


Gluten-free option: Replace with gluten-free self raising flour
Boost this: try adding shredded kale, basil leaves or grated pumpkin into the batter as well.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Garlic Bread Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 255 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 190mg8%
Potassium 143mg4%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1555IU31%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Vitamin K 3µg3%
Calcium 128mg13%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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