Cheesy Bacon Muffins
Savory cheese and bacon and a pinch of cayenne pepper give these slightly sweet goodies a flavorful punch. They're versatile— you can serve them for breakfast or brunch...or with soup for lunch or supper.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl;
- combine the egg, milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until
- moistened. Fold in bacon. Fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full.
- Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test done.
- Yield: 8 muffins.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 280 calories, 15 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 312 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.