These are not true muffins, since they are not raised with yeast, but they come under the dictionary definition of muffin, which is, “a light, flat cake, usually eaten hot with butter”. They are always known as cheese muffins in the Yorkshire Dales and are sometimes eaten with apple jelly, which goes well with the cheese.
Beat the egg and add the milk and salt. Stir the grated cheese into the flour, make a well in the middle, pour some of the liquid into it and stir. Continue adding the egg and milk (reserve
Roll out the dough on a floured board to
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