Mini Cheddar Bacon Loaves -- Cornbread!

Total Time
38mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 18 mins

From chindeep.com, April 6, 2012 -- recipe by Melissa. Serve warm for breakfast with strawberry jam, or serve at room temperature. Add pickled jalapenos and these might be perfect served with chili! NOTE: Time for frying bacon is included in the prep time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter 8 mini loaf pans, or large muffin tins.
  3. Combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, paprika, onion powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, use a wire whisk to combine buttermilk, egg and melted butter.
  5. Stir in the flour mixture until just combined.
  6. Fold in the bacon. and 1/2 cup cheese. and the (OPTIONAL) minced pickled jalapenos.
  7. Pour about 1/2 cup batter into each of the buttered loaf tins.
  8. Bake for 8 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese evenly over the tops of the loaves. Bake just until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaves comes out clean (about 8-10 minutes more.).
  10. Cool for 10 minutes. Loosen edges and turn out onto a wire rack. Serve warm, or at room temperature.
  11. NOTE: My little loaf pan has eight openings (3.7" x 2.4" each).
Most Helpful

5 5

I wish I could give this more than 5 stars - it was that good! I reduced the cheese to 3/4 cups total and the bacon to 2 slices regular thickness and it was still wonderful! Thanks Kerfuffle!

5 5

These little gems are delicious. Used turkey bacon in just the normal cut and mixed cheddar with pepper jack cheese. The outcome was great. I made them to go with pork chops, peas and carrots and a green salad, YUM.