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Bacon Popovers Recipe

Even picky youngsters find the eggs and hint of bacon in these popovers irresistible. For delicious variety, try pairing them with maple syrup or cheese sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Combine the eggs, milk and oil; whisk into the dry ingredients just until blended.
  • 2. Using a 12-cup muffin tin, grease and flour five alternating cups. Fill two-thirds full with batter. Sprinkle with bacon. Fill empty cups two-thirds full with water.
  • 3. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350° (do not open oven door). Bake 15 minutes longer or until deep golden brown (do not underbake). Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 82 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2016

"I made these this morning for breakfast. I made quite a few changes. I think this is a good base of a recipe. I also had a popover pan which only permitted me to make 8 popovers which is plenty for my family. I did use the bacon but I also added a pinch of cheddar cheese to each one. I also omitted the canola oil, used skim milk, substituted regular AP flour for whole wheat pastry flour. For more details check out my blog:"

Reviewed Jun. 5, 2012

"Just a question? If this recipe makes 1 doz., how can you use 1 - 12 cup muffin pan for it & still add step 2 which is having you fill alternating cups with water? If you read the recipe for "Grandma's Popovers", you use 2-12 cup muffin tins & step 2 is repeated with the water & batter. This needs to be clarified. Thanks"

Reviewed Nov. 16, 2011

"I made these popovers. I cut the top off when they were cooled & filled with scrambled egg. Then topped with cheddar cheese. The heat from the cooked eggs melted the cheese. YUM!"

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