For soup: salty muffins with bacon and cheese in 25 minutes

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Recipe for muffins
Recipe for muffins. Source: screenshot from an Instagram video

Bread is a highly sought-after product in Ukraine, with almost every second Ukrainian eating bread and bakery products. Very often, bread is cooked at home and served with first courses. But if you want something new instead of bread, baguettes, savory buns, pizza, and stuffed muffins are a great option.

Homemade baguette

Cook Anastasia (anny.cooking) shared on Instagram a recipe for delicious homemade muffins with ham, cheese, and sweet peppers, which will be a great alternative to bread.

Muffin recipe


  • eggs - 2 pcs.
Dough ingredients
  • flour - 250 g
Flour for the dish
  • oil - 5 tbsp
  • kefir - 200 ml
Kefir for making dough
  • sugar - 1 tsp
  • soda - 3 g
  • baking powder - 5 g
Chicken eggs
  • salt - 1/3 tsp.
  • tomato paste - 1 tbsp.
  • Italian herbs, oregano, paprika, granulated garlic - to taste

The filling:

  • hard cheese - 100 g
Hard cheese
  • bell pepper - 1/2 pc.
Homemade ham
  • ham or sausage - 100 g

Method of preparation:

1. Dough: beat the eggs with salt, sugar, spices, kefir, tomato paste, and oil. Then add the sifted flour with baking soda and baking powder, mix well.

Muffin dough

2. Filling: dice the pepper and ham, grate the cheese, add to the dough and mix.

Hard cheese for a dish

3. Put one spoonful of dough into the molds, sprinkle with cheese and bake for 25 minutes at 185 C.

Ready-made muffins

Let the finished muffins cool and serve.

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