Stilton & Walnut Muffin Recipe from BBC’s “Best Christmas Food Ever”


Stilton & Walnut Muffins (Makes 12 large)

375g plain white flour

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

2 tsp sugar

1 1/2 tsp paprika

4 tbsp walnuts, chopped

8 tbsp caramelised red onions

120g stilton, crumbled

2 tbsp chopped chives

1 tbsp chopped thyme

80g golden raisins, chopped

3 eggs, beaten

6 tbsp rapeseed oil

300ml milk

Walnut halves, for the top of each muffin


Preheat oven to 180˚C/fan 160°C/ Gas 4.     Arrange 12 large muffin cases into muffin trays.   

Place all the dry ingredients and walnut into a large bowl and mix. Add the caramelized red onions, stilton, chives, thyme and raisins, before mixing again.

Place the eggs, oil and milk into a jug and whisk well. Making a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, pour in the egg / milk mixture to a soft dough. Spoon the batter into the muffin cases and place a walnut half on top of each muffin.

Place in the preheated oven for about 20 to 25 minutes until golden and cooked or when a skewer is inserted and it comes out clear. Cool in the tin for at least 5 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack.

Serve warm and Enjoy!   #BestChristmasFoodEver

Fine foodCatherine FulvioGood living