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Cheese, Mushroom and Red Bell Pepper Muffins

Makes: 12


500ml All purpose Flour

15ml Baking Powder

2ml Salt

1ml Cayenne Pepper

125g Button Mushrooms

30ml Spring Onions, finely chopped

100g Cheddar Cheese, grated

1 Red Bell Pepper, pitted and chopped

15ml fresh Parsley, chopped or 5ml dried Parsley

1ml freshly grounded Black Pepper

2 extra big Eggs

100ml Oil (I use sunflower for this)

300ml Milk


  1. Preheat oven to 200 ˚C.
  2. Sieve the flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne together.
  3. Add mushrooms, spring onion, cheese, bell pepper, parsley and black pepper to flour mixture.
  4. Whisk eggs, oil and milk together and add to flour mixture.
  5. Spoon mixture into an oiled muffin pan. Fill ⅔.
  6. Bake 15 – 20 minutes.
  7. Cool for 5 minutes and remove from muffin pan.

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Hi there everyone. I am Nelmarie, but please call me Nel. I, like so many people out there enjoy cooking and baking. Food makes me smile and it makes my heart beat faster. The only place where I know I fit just perfectly, is in the kitchen. I have also enrolled in a few cake decorating courses this year and I think I have met my true love....not mentioning my Hubby now :D. It took me 36 years to find out what I want to do with my life and I can now say the answer is rather simple...Bake and then decorating what I've baked. I have started PaperCup in 2011 whilst we were living in Moscow, Russia. Living the life of an Expat can sometimes get very lonely and the blog has not only brought the whole world into my kitchen but I have met so many gorgeous Foodie Friends. I am so happy that I have taken the plunge and started PaperCup. I am not a brilliant writer, I am not a brilliant chef, I am not a brilliant baker BUT I do invite you into my kitchen, take your shoes of, relax, have a bite to eat and let's have a chat. A little more about me: Nelmarie Rennison, married to Christopher for 6 years, together for 12. Two lovely kiddies, Nicholas 3 1/2 and Allegra just over a year. South African, lived in Russia for two years and now loving living in the UK. Diagnosed with MS in 2000 and never felt better :D I am just as grateful for dust blowing in my eyes as I am for Angels sitting on my shoulders. I love my family, my friends, my life and I am grateful for each new morning. Looking forward to get to know you better xx

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