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Maple Bacon Pancake Muffins

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It's a recipe so tasty you'll never miss what's not in it--carbs! Carolyn Ketchum, author of the new cookbook The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen and "All Day I Dream About Food" blogger, joined us to share her recipe for Maple Bacon Pancake Muffins!

For more great recipes, check out Carolyn's blog.

Maple Bacon Pancake Muffins

  • Yield: 8 muffins
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Dairy-Free, Family Friendly, Easy

Portable pancakes! These muffins combine the beloved flavors of maple and bacon in a grab and go breakfast treat.

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 ½ teaspoons maple extract
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 cup (100g) blanched almond flour
  • ¼ cup (27g) coconut flour
  • ¼ cup granulated erythritol sweetener
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 8 slices bacon, chopped and cooked crisp

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F and line a standard 12-well muffin tin with 8 parchment paper or silicone liners.
  2. Place the eggs, almond milk, maple extract, and avocado oil in a blender. Blend 10 seconds on high to combine.
  3. Add almond flour, coconut flour, sweetener, baking powder, and salt and blend on high the batter is until well combined and smooth. Stir in about ¾ of the cooked bacon.
  4. Divide the batter evenly among the prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle each with a little of the remaining bacon. Bake 22 to 25 minutes, or until muffins are golden brown and firm to the touch.
  5. Remove and let cool 15 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in the refrigerator.

Everyday Tip

It’s recipes like this in which extracts and flavorings really become useful. I used to love maple syrup but let’s be honest, it’s just sugar in a different form. Using maple extract helps me feel like I am not missing out.

Everyday Swaps

If you don’t need to be dairy-free, there’s no reason you can’t use melted butter in place of the avocado oil.

Nutritional Info:

  • Calories: 193
  • Fat: 17.58g
  • Protein: 8.8g
  • Carbs: 5.53g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Erythritol: 9.3g