Savory Cornbread Muffins With Hot Sauce Frosting

February 07, 2022

Savory Cornbread Muffins With Hot Sauce Frosting

Muffins

8 strips bacon
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
3/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp brown sugar
3/4 cup milk
1 egg
3 tbsp butter, melted
1 tbsp reserved bacon fat
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp chili flakes
1 1/2 tbsp Lindera Farms Strawberry & Togarashi Hot Sauce

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place bacon onto a baking sheet and bake until crisp about 12 minutes.
  3. Remove from baking sheet and place onto a plate lined with a paper towel.
  4. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the bacon fat (2 of which will be used in the frosting!)
  5. Once bacon is cool enough to handle, chop into small pieces.
  6. Spray muffin/cupcake pan with non-stick spray and set aside.
  7. In a large bowl combine flour, cornmeal, salt, baking powder, and brown sugar.
  8. In a separate bowl whisk the milk and egg.
  9. Whisk the milk mixture, melted butter and bacon fat into the dry ingredients.
  10. Add 3/4 of the chopped cooked bacon, reserve remaining 1/4 for a garnish.
  11. Spray muffin/cupcake pan with non-stick spray and pour in batter.
  12. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted into the muffins comes out clean.
  13. Allow to cool completely before icing.
  14. Garnish with the remaining crumbled bacon.

Hot Sauce Frosting
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp Lindera Farms Strawberry & Togarashi Hot Sauce
2 tbsp reserved bacon fat
1 tsp salt

  1. In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese, honey, bacon fat, and hot sauce with a hand mixer until soft and combined.

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