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Savory Old Fashioned Homemade Bacon Muffins Recipe

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Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even a mid afternoon snack, these bacon muffins are incredibly savory as well as simple. You can make them with ingredients already in your pantry, and the end result is nothing short of amazing.

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Old Fashioned Bacon Muffins Recipe

homemade bacon muffins in cupcake cup on green cake stand

One thing that has always impressed me about the vintage housewife is that she could make an amazing meal out of very little ingredients. These old fashioned bacon muffins are no exception.

Take a look at this amazing bacon muffins recipe so you can try it for yourself.

RELATED: Looking for a dish to pair with these bacon muffins? Be sure to check out this old fashioned corn chowder recipe.

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Old Fashioned Bacon Muffins Ingredients:

– Bacon
– Flour
– Eggs
– Milk
– Salt
– Baking Powder
– Sugar
– Reserved Bacon Grease

How to Make Homemade Bacon Muffins:

1. Mix flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar.
2. Add in bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled. Mix well.
3. In a separate bowl, mix milk, egg, and bacon grease. Add the entire wet mixture to the dry mixture.
4. Give mixture a few rough stirs but do not mix until smooth. Your mixture will be slightly rough and lumpy.
5. Spoon the mixture into muffin cups (greased, or use paper liners) so they are 2/3 full.
6. Bake at 425 degrees for 18-20 minutes until lightly browned.

old fashioned bacon muffins in aluminum cupcake cup

I can tell you from experience that these bacon muffins are best served warm. Just add a little butter and you are ready to roll! If you aren’t serving them right away, tinfoil and an air tight container will do.

This bacon muffin recipe pairs well with soup, chowder, even salad. Add them to your breakfast or brunch menu, or just keep a few on hand for a mid afternoon snack.

Ahhhh these are so delicious. This bacon muffins recipe will have you believing in savory muffins and of course, the power of bacon. And trust me, you will love how good your house smells when you make them!

Head to the pantry, grab your ingredients, and give these old fashioned bacon muffins a try! Once you see how easy it is to make a batch, they will become a regular at your table.

Bacon Muffins Recipe

Old Fashioned Bacon Muffins

Yield: 12

Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even a mid afternoon snack, these bacon muffins are incredibly savory as well as simple. You can make them with ingredients already in your pantry, and the end result is nothing short of amazing.

Ingredients

  • 4-5 slices of bacon, cooked crisp
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons reserved bacon grease

Instructions

    Mix flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar.

    Add in bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled. Mix well.

    In a separate bowl, mix milk, egg, and bacon grease. Add the entire wet mixture to the dry mixture.

    Give mixture a few rough stirs but do not mix until smooth. Your mixture will be slightly rough and lumpy.

    Spoon the mixture into muffin cups (greased, or use paper liners) so they are 2/3 full.

    Bake at 425 degrees for 18-20 minutes until lightly browned.

Notes

I can tell you from experience that these bacon muffins are best served warm. Just add a little butter and you are ready to roll! If you aren't serving them right away, tinfoil and an air tight container will do.

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