It’s a new twist on my prosciutto egg cups recipe! Thanks to a recent pancake kick, I’ve been looking for non-traditional ways to pair them with eggs. Why not put a new spin on that pancakes, bacon and eggs combo? Look out, Denny’s – we may have found a new grand slam (featuring buttery syrup from The Maple Guild!)
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- 1 cup pancake batter (I used boxed batter mix to keep it quick)
- 4 strips of bacon (uncooked)
- 4 eggs
- Seasoning of your choice (I used parsley and a Tuscan spice mix)
- Maple syrup (I use this one)
Estim. Prep & Cooking Time: 30 mins.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Prepare pancake batter according to box instructions (1 cup of batter mix took about 3/4 cup water for the box mix I used).
- Grease a frying pan or skillet and heat on medium.
- Scoop some pancake batter onto the pan in order to start making the first pancake. Use enough batter that the pancake only expands to be about 4 inches in diameter.
- Use this method to make 4 pancakes total. Be sure not to overcook them, as they’ll be baked in the oven, too.
- When the pancakes are finished, lightly coat 4 sections of a muffin tin with baking spray.
- Wrap each uncooked strip of bacon around the sides of four separate muffin tin sections. It’s okay if the bacon overlaps on itself.
- Cut or pull each pancake apart in half to create semi-circles. Fold one semi-circle into each muffin tin section, with the round side up.
- Use the other half of each pancake to create a thin pancake layer at the bottom of each muffin tin section. To do this, I pulled them apart into smaller pieces to cover wherever the bottom of the muffin tin section was showing. This may not require the entire second half of each pancake.
- Crack an egg into each bacon cup, and then season however you’d like. I used a Tuscan spice mix.
- Place the muffin tin in the oven, and set a timer for 20 minutes. Check on the cups after 15 minutes. I usually let them go the full 20 so the egg whites set but the yolks still move around when you wiggle the muffin tin.
- Let cool for a few minutes, then remove each bacon cup from the muffin using a ladle or your hands. I use a knife to loosen the edges first.
- Top with a little parsley if you’d like, and then drizzle with maple syrup!
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