The BBC Good Food logo
Member recipe
Member recipes are not tested in the GoodFood kitchen.

MU ladybirds

Magazine subscription – your first 5 issues for only £5!
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • N/a
  • Easy
  • Makes Slices
As the weather gets warmer these are the perfect light snacks for a garden party!


  • 1 sliced baguette buttered cut into 6
  • 6 little gem leaves washed
  • Fine grated MU Mature Cheddar Cheese as much as required
  • Cherry tomatoes (cut into quarters)
  • 3 black olives cut in half
  • Chives
  • Black olive paste


  • STEP 1
    Lay the little gem leaves on a tray and top with the bread.
  • STEP 2
    Top with fine grated MU and with cut cherry tomato to make the body.
  • STEP 3
    Garnish with black olive to make the head and use the chives to make the antennas.
  • STEP 4
    Use black olive paste to achieve the spots (you could use black food icing instead).

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating


Sponsored content