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Bacon Cheddar Muffins

Yields10 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time45 mins

These hearty muffins with bacon, cheddar and mustard, can be served as luncheon fare along with a salad, or simply enjoyed as a great start to your morning.

 1 ⅔ cups all purpose flour
  cup cornmeal
 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
 2 tsp baking powder
  tsp salt
 pinch ground red pepper
 8 slices bacon
 1 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
 2 Tbsp yellow mustard seed
 1 cup 2% milk
 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  cup butter, melted and cooled
 4 Tbsp Dijon mustard
 1 Tbsp white vinegar

Preheat oven to 400°F. Cook bacon and crumble into small pieces.


Stir together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, salt and red pepper. Stir in bacon, cheese and mustard seed to coat.


In another bowl, stir together milk, egg, butter and Dijon mustard.


Make a well in centre of dry ingredients, add milk mixture and vinegar and stir until just combined. Spoon batter into 10 muffin tins.


Bake 20-25 minutes or until muffins are golden and wooden toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from oven and transfer muffins to wire rack to cool. Store in airtight container for up to 2 days or freeze up to 2 months.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 muffin

Servings 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories 282
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g28%

Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 52mg18%
Sodium 220mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 23g8%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 7g15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.