Traditional Corn Bread with Bacon

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Megan Todd

By
@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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat 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.
2In a large bowl, mix together, corn meal, flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, & salt. Mix well.
3In separate small bowl, add buttermilk, egg, and melted butter, whisk together until well blended. Then add to flour mixture and mix together well.
4If adding bacon, add to mixture at this point.

Scoop batter into cupcake liners/pan, about 3/4 full.
Makes 12 muffins.
5Bake 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 Traditional Corn Bread with Bacon

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