Cheesy Corn, Bacon & Chive Muffins

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If you can make a perfect muffin, you can win anyone’s heart. This scrumptious muffin recipe, containing a special “festive” ingredient, is your ticket to become an instant hit at home. Breakfast, lunch or work snack – they will be a real treat!

Makes: 12

250 g streaky bacon, diced
1 ½ c (375 ml) FEAST Super Maize Meal
1 ½ c (375 ml) self-raising flour
1 c (250 ml) grated Cheddar cheese
400g tin creamed sweetcorn
handful of chives, chopped
¼ c (60 ml) vegetable oil
80 ml milk
2 large eggs, beaten
freshly ground salt and pepper
a good pinch of cayenne pepper

Fry the diced bacon in a pan until crispy.
Place the FEAST Super Maize Meal and flour into a large bowl. Add the cheese, fried bacon, creamed corn, chives, oil, milk and eggs. Season with salt, black pepper and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Mix with a wooden spoon until well combined.
Preheat the oven to 200°C.
Spoon the mixture into a well-greased muffin pan.
Bake for 20 – 25 minutes.
Serve warm with lots of butter.