Sunday, July 31, 2011

bacon cupcakes

bacon cupcakes

I know, cupcakes and bacon sound like an unholy confection, but I'm of the philosophy that one can never have too much bacon. Fortunately, Southern Living shares similar life views.

For this recipe you will need:

  1 1/2 cups sour cream
  1/2 cup cooked, finely crumbled bacon
  1/2 cub melted butter
  1/4 cup fined chopped herbs (I used dill, thyme, and chives)
  2 green onions, chopped
  1/2 tsp pepper
  2 cups self-rising flour
  6 oz. cream cheese, softened
  Garnishes: assorted fresh herbs, cooked and crumbled bacon

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Mix the first 6 ingredients. Add flour and stir until blended (mixture will be thick).  Spoon batter into lightly greased miniature muffin pans.

Bake for 26 to 28 minutes or until golden brown. Remove cupcakes from pans to a wire rack and cool completely (about 30 minutes). Spread or pipe tops of cupcakes with cream cheese (they're just as delicious with or without). Garnish, if desired and enjoy!

bacon cupcakes

26 comments:

Dylana Suarez said...

These look delightful!

xoxo,

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kate funk said...

What a GREAT brunch idea!!
velvet cupcakes

Liana said...

yuuum! i am so a bacon fanatic! those sound kinda weird but i bet they taste amazing!


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E said...

@kate funk and @liana - Seriously, these are brunch embodied. They are a delicious Saturday morning in your mouth.

Ashley said...

Ohmygosh these sound incredibly delicious! Definitely trying out this recipe! Thanks for sharing!

-Ashley
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Serene said...

Is there anything that bacon doesn't improve!? May have to try these!! ~Serene

RosaLovesDC said...

Yes! I am with you, bacon is just so delicious. These look so amazing.

Aesthetic Alterations said...

Wow. I don't eat cupcakes--too, too sweet! But these sounds marvelous. Bacon makes everything better. I'll try this week--just need to get some more bacon (it runs out in our house fast).

Anna G said...

Oh, that's so wrong but it sounds so delicious. I need to go buy some bacon.

jess said...

They sound really good.

drollgirl said...

i'll take mine with a side of eggs and sausage. or pancakes. god. who doesn't love breakfast food! and BACON! only losers. l ol

Lydia said...

OMG I neeeeeeeed to make theeeeese!

Lydia said...

OMG I neeeeeeeed to make theeeeese!

stylefyles said...

no way, bacon + anything = fantastical. yummmmmmmmmmmm

LyddieGal said...

that is quite the confection. I'd probably be brave enough to try one, but not enough to make them, haha.

Chic on the Cheap

guildedsecret. said...

thanks for the share! it seems like i'd need a mimosa to wash that down.. yum!

with love,
guildedsecret

Claggie said...

wow. those look fantastic!

Bionica said...

bacon bacon bacon =)
looks so yum!!!

-Bionica

cryskay said...

anything with bacon is 100x better! xx

Le garçon avec les lunettes, said...

so cute immages...mmm mmm :-)

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Ooh muffins + bacon + cream cheese?! Yum!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Tasha said...

Those sound a little different but they certainly look amazing! I'm definitely going to have to give this recipe a try!

Melanie said...

They look really yummy!

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annette said...

omg i know the boy would loooove these!!


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annette

Lacee Swan said...

i cant wait to try!! looks so good!!

halfwhiteboy said...

i do want something savory in my cupcakes or pastries sometimes. this looks good.

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