Posted by Lisa
4 slices bacon, cut in thirds
salt and pepper
1 c all purpose flour
1/2 c corn meal
2 tbsp sugar
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 c milk
1/4 c oil or melted butter
1/2 c shredded cheesse
Maple syrup (optional)
Preheat oven to 400. In a large skillet cook bacon just until it begins to crisp. Drain and reserve drippings.
Return 2 tsp drippings to skillet. In a small bowl, beat 3 of the eggs, 2 tbsp water, and salt/pepper. Cook eggs in hot skillet over medium heat. Transfer to bowl, set aside.
Brush twelve muffin cups with some of the bacon drippings. Set muffin cups aside.
In medium bowl stir together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt.
In separate bowl, combine milk, oil, and remaining 2 eggs; stir into flour mixture. Fold in scrambled eggs and cheese. Using 1/2 c measuring cup, fill the muffin cups. (cups will be full)
muffins from pan, run a small knife around the edges. Serve warm with syrup.