#MondayMuffins: Banana Maple Bacon

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Happy, happy Monday and hope that it is warmer where you are than it is here.  We’re really being hit with winter cold right now and the only answer is bacon.

Sort of the food version of  ‘more cowbell’.

Isn’t it fun to have a recipe that just needs throwing together?  One bowl, one spoon but a lot of treats ahead.

I started with lots of mashed bananas and crispy bacon pieces folded into maple syrup, eggs, milk and flour.  Divided into 12 muffin cups and baked until firm.  I usually make a few extra pieces of bacon on Sunday and secret them away for a recipe like this.

Now these are simple enough that what you really need to do is sprinkle your brow with water (ie sweat) and crash around in the kitchen for far longer than these actually take making these.


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I like mine with extra syrup on the top-I am an Ottawa Valley girl after all.

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#MondayMuffins: Banana Maple Bacon
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Ingredients
  • 4 mashed bananas
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ cup crispy fried bacon
  • 1 tablespoon melted bacon grease
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 3 cups flour
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients together until JUST combined. Divide between 12 muffin cups and bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees.
  2. Serve with extra maple syrup if wanted.
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  1. Oh my, Jane! I can’t even begin to imagine how much my husband and his (male) co-workers would LOVE these. Maybe I’ll surprise them with this treat closer to Christmas. If they’re lucky :)

  2. These sound amazing. My husband and I tried to make a baked apple with maple and bacon and ice cream and it was a big fail. I’d love to have your cooking skills.

    • Meh! You just practise and sometimes it works and others-not so much. Baked apple with bacon and icecream sounds AMAZING!

  3. These look so great. Where do you get your little papers for your muffins?

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