Delicious Cheese & Pear Muffins

This autumn, satisfy both your sweet and savoury cravings with these delicious cheese and pear muffins.

This unlikely combination of deliciously sweet pear with Pilgrims Choice Extra Mature Cheddar cheese makes for muffins that are light and airy and delectably moreish.

Tasty and easy to make they are perfect for an afternoon treat on a drizzly day, so perfect in fact that you may want to keep them your cheesy little secret


  • 275g spelt flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 80g sugar
  • 1 large free range egg
  • 150g grated Pilgrims Choice Extra Mature Cheddar cheese
  • 100g sour cream
  • 100g melted butter
  • 2 small ripe pears


  1. Preheat the oven to 180c
  2. Place the muffin cases into a non stick 12 hole muffin tin, ready to pour all the mixture into
  3. Next add all the ingredients into a large mixing bowl and beat the mixture into a smooth consistency or alternatively use a food processor
  4. Once happy with the consistency, divide the mixture equally between the muffin cases
  5. Bake for approximately 20 minutes until lightly golden
  6. Finally dust the muffins with a sprinkle of icing sugar for the perfect finish