Corn Muffins with Bacon

Corn Muffins with BaconThat’s right. I love bacon and I will use it any which way I can. This morning, I made a bit of extra bacon and decided to use the extra to throw into corn muffins. These are pretty darn good, and only take 30 minutes to bring it all together. Let’s get started.


  • Six slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup of yellow cornmeal
  • 2/3 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon double-acting baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1/4 of milk
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • Butter for greasing muffin pan
  • Optional – few dashes of chipolte hot sauce

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.

With your sifter, sift all of your dry ingredients into a bowl, then mix well. In a separate bowl, add the wet ingredients, as well as your bacon pieces, and whisk together really well. Now, you will want to combine both ingredients and beat this into a nice batter.

Grease your muffin pan with a good amount of butter. Now you will need to divide your batter into the 12 muffin cups. Once added, hold back for another 25 minutes as these need to go into the oven for 20 minutes, or until golden brown. These are hearty, and delicious. Enjoy.

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Dax Phillips

Thank you for visiting my website. Truly, I do appreciate it. My free time and stress reliever is cooking for my family, friends, and everyone in between. The recipes you find on this site are those that I have either created, been part of, or those that I simply enjoy and have made my own in some shape, form, or other. My focus has always been on comfort food, because at the end of a long work day, you want something comforting. I currently am the father of three children, and married to a wonderful wife of thirteen years. There is nothing fancy with these recipes, just simple, and I will admit, not so simple ingredients, and a simple kitchen corner I can call my own. I learned early on that cooking and bringing family together was very important. After all, this notion of being together at dinner time was instilled early on by my parents. There are many memories of being in the kitchen with my parents, watching them cook, or preparing meals, or those home cooked smells while waiting for dinner. My parents who worked full-time, always had home cooked meals during the week, with the exception of Friday nights where we would enjoy a Wisconsin fish fry, and often on late afternoons on Sunday, where we would order Ann's pizza. I tend to cook by making things up. As a home cook, I think you have to take chances, and add or subtract ingredients that make up a dish, and make them your own. Remember to taste, and taste often. If a dish has potential, try it again, and make it your own. You should also note that I do not count calories, or break down recipes into grams of anything. To me, that's a bit boring. My philosophy is that if the food is good, eat it, and eat it in moderation. Life is just too short not to enjoy good food. Commonly Asked Questions: Can I use your photography/content on my website/blog? Please do not redistribute my photography or recipes without my permission. All of the recipes and photography on this website are my own unless noted, and is subjected to copyright  If you’d like to use a photograph or a recipe, please contact me for permission. Will you review my product/book/site? I am available for recipe development, food photography and/or styling, travel/press events, product reviews, brand promotion/ambassador, and sponsored posts. If you are interested in working with me, or if you have a question/comment regarding a recipe or about my blog, please send me an email.

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