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Bacon and Cheese Muffins

Updated: Aug 29, 2023

Bacon and Cheese Muffins
Bacon and Cheese Muffins

My husband had been requesting these muffins for quite some time, but I hesitated because I had never made them before. This recipe leaned more towards the dense and savory side, and as someone who prefers sweeter treats, I needed a little convincing to give it a shot. However, curiosity got the better of me, and I decided to take the plunge into the world of savory muffins.

On my first attempt, something magical happened in the kitchen – the muffins turned out absolutely delightful! The balance of flavors was just perfect, and I couldn’t believe how well it worked, especially for a first try.

Excited by this unexpected success, I knew I had to share the recipe with all of you. So, here it is – my Savory Bacon and Cheese Muffins, a delightful treat that might just win you over like it did for me.

Bacon and Cheese Muffins Ingredients
  • 2 medium-sized eggs

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1/4 cup oil

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1/2 and 4 Tbsp. polenta

  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 1/8 tsp. chili powder

  • 5 pieces of bacon, finely cut

  • 1/4 cup grated cheese

  • 1/2 red capsicum

  • 10 pcs. mushrooms, finely cut

  • 30 grams sundried tomatoes, finely cut

  • 1 Tbsp. fresh herbs (parsley, oregano, rosemary), finely chopped

  • 1/8 tsp. ground pepper

  • 1 tablespoon Moroccan spice mix

  • 2 tablespoons capsicum paste

  • 5 cloves of garlic, finely chopped.


  1. Preheat the oven to 250C.

  2. Prepare all the ingredients and mix them together in one bowl using a wooden spoon. Be careful not to overmix.

  3. Scoop the muffin dough into well-greased muffin tins.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 3 minutes at 250C.

  5. Reduce the oven temperature to 150C and bake for another 5 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted.

Enjoy the delightful combination of savory flavors in each bite of these muffins!

Try my Savory Bacon and Cheese Muffins, and share your delightful baking experience on your social media. Don’t forget to tag Motherbee! Happy baking!

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