These Yummy Bacon and Sweetcorn Muffins are a Savoury Treat

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Bacon and sweetcorn muffins

Instead of blueberry muffins, why not go for a savoury treat for the kids? These Bacon and Sweetcorn Muffins are delicious and kids will love helping to mix them (and eat them!)

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You could easily vary the additions to these muffins. Ham instead of bacon or peppers instead of sweetcorn if your child likes those.

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Bacon and Sweetcorn Muffins

This recipe makes 12 muffins.

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 250g / 9oz bacon bits or chopped bacon rashers
  • 1 cup cheddar, grated
  • 1½ cups frozen corn defrosted (or could use tinned sweetcorn)
  • Fresh herbs finely chopped e.g. chives or parsley

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 180ºC / 350ºF. Grease a 12-hole muffin tin or line with muffin cases if you have them.
  2. In a large pan, fry the bacon until golden brown and crispy. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Mix well.
  4. Whisk together the wet ingredients then pour into the dry and mix until just combined.
  5. Add the bacon, sweetcorn, cheese, herbs and mix well.
  6. Fill the muffin tin/cases with batter.
  7. Bake for 20-30 mins until golden brown and an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  8. Remove the tin from the oven and allow the muffins to cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the muffin pan and cooling on a wire rack.

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These Yummy Bacon and Sweetcorn Muffins are a Savoury Treat

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