Traditional Corn Bread with Bacon

Megan Todd

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@Megan213

Who doesn't Love Bacon?? And it goes oh so well with homemade corn bread, which my family absolutely Loves!!

If making traditional cornbread, omit the bacon & brown sugar.

Enjoy for breakfast or as a nice side to your favorite dish!

Quick & easy too!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
fine yellow corn meal (mesa)
3/4 c
all purpose flour
2/3 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tbsp
double acting baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk (can use almond milk as a substitute for dairy free)
1 large
egg
3 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/4 c
crumbled, cooked bacon (can use bacon bits)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F

Prepare muffin pan by spraying with non-stick cooking spray or line with paper cupcake liners.

If preparing bacon, cook until crisp in large skillet over medium heat, a few slices at a time.

Remove from skillet and drain on paper towel lined plate. when cooled, crumble bacon.
2
In a large bowl, mix together, corn meal, flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, & salt. Mix well.
3
In separate small bowl, add buttermilk, egg, and melted butter, whisk together until well blended. Then add to flour mixture and mix together well.
4
If adding bacon, add to mixture at this point.

Scoop batter into cupcake liners/pan, about 3/4 full.
Makes 12 muffins.
5
Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Serve with butter and maple syrup for a fun treat or breakfast!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids