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Goat’s Cheese, Fig and Basil Muffins

Introduction

This is a muffin version of my favourite canapé – introduced to me by my friend Charlotte at university, and rolled out at pretty much every party I’ve ever given since. The combination of goat’s cheese, fig and pesto with a squeeze of honey is just perfect – in the absence of small rounds of baguette for crostini, this makes an excellent alternative. You could also make these with feta instead of goat’s cheese.

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Ingredients

self-raising flour
strong goat’s cheese, chopped
baking powder
sea salt flakes
freshly ground black pepper
olive oil
natural yogurt
chilled fresh basil pesto
medium free-range egg, lightly beaten
For the topping:
strong goat’s cheese, finely sliced
fresh fig
To serve:
honey, to squeeze
fresh rosemary (optional)

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