Bacon and Cheese Muffins Recipe
- 500 ml flour
- 20 ml baking powder
- 2.5 ml salt
- 100 ml cooking oil
- 2 eggs
- 125 ml milk
- Preheat oven to 250ºC
- Put all the dry ingredients into a bowl.
- Mix your extras into this.
- Mix together, oil milk and egg and mix to dry ingredients.
- Spoon into sprayed muffin pans and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
Extra ingredients that would add extra flavor
- Fried bacon bits
- Spring onions
- Spices like Italian herbs, pepper, cayenne pepper to name just a few
Today’s Featured Ingredient
Bacon is a type of salt cured pork. It comes from the side, belly and back of the pig. It is usually cured and smoked. The fat of the bacon provides most of the flavour.There are other type of bacon on the market these days. They are made from different animals eg. Lamb and Buffalo. Lamb bacon is becoming very popular. It’s available in New York. Lamb bacon is made from the belly.
Bacon is usually considered a breakfast dish, cut into thin slices then grilled or fried. Bacon is also used in many other dishes eg muffins and quiches for flavour.
Bacon is usually bought sliced but can also be bought in a slab or flitch. Regular bacon vary in flavor depending on the bread of pig, its feed, how it’s cut and the curing method.
There are a variety of flavours available on the market including apple, maple and mesquite. Low fat and low sodium versions are also available for those on restricted diets.