Tuna Cream Cheese Muffins

    30 minutes

    I tried some like these years ago and adored them. I have since searched unsuccessfully for a recipe. Today I decided to have a go...the result light and very tasty morsels just like I remember them - ah bliss:-)


    Waikato, New Zealand
    2 people made this

    Makes: 12 

    • 2 cups(c) flour
    • 1 tablespoon(T) baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon(t) salt
    • 1 T margarine
    • 1 finely diced onion
    • 1 c milk
    • 1 large egg, beaten
    • 125grams(g) cream cheese
    • 212.5g or 1/2 425g can Tuna in spring water, well drained

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Combine the dry ingredients; flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
    2. Fry the diced onion in the margarine until partially caramelised. Then add to the dry ingredients, stirring to combine.
    3. Place the cream cheese in a jug breaking it up with a potato masher to create uniform small chunks. Add the milk and beaten egg and combine.
    4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir to just combine - do not over mix otherwise they get rubbery.
    5. Bake in a preheated oven (200°C) for 15 minutes: Texas muffins or 10 minutes: medium muffins.

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