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Spinach and Ricotta Cakes (Easy Muffin Style)

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Introduction

These savoury cakes look like green-yellow marbles muffins and make a excellent sidedish to impress, while the effort is soooo little. Thie recipe makes 10 large or 24 little cakes

These savoury cakes look like green-yellow marbles muffins and make a excellent sidedish to impress, while the effort is soooo little. Thie recipe makes 10 large or 24 little cakes

Ingredients

Serves: 12

Metric Cups
  • 150 grams spinach (frozen, defrosted then squeezed)
  • 200 grams self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100 millilitres buttermilk
  • 175 grams ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 grams parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 100 millilitres vegetable oil
  • 5⅓ ounces spinach (frozen, defrosted then squeezed)
  • 7 ounces self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 fluid ounce buttermilk
  • 6⅙ ounces ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 4⅖ ounces parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 4 fluid ounce vegetable oil

Method

Spinach and Ricotta Cakes (Easy Muffin Style) is a community recipe submitted by Renske and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat the oven on 180C, grease a muffin tin.
  • Mix the selfraising flour and, baking powder with the buttermilk, ricotta and eggs.
  • Add the oil, the spinach and half the amount of cheese. Fill the muffin tin with the mix (a little under the edge), top with the rest of the cheese and bake them in the middle of the oven for 35 minutes (the little ones for 25 minutes) till golden. That's it.
  • Preheat the oven on 180C, grease a muffin tin.
  • Mix the selfraising flour and, baking powder with the buttermilk, ricotta and eggs.
  • Add the oil, the spinach and half the amount of cheese. Fill the muffin tin with the mix (a little under the edge), top with the rest of the cheese and bake them in the middle of the oven for 35 minutes (the little ones for 25 minutes) till golden. That's it.
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