Bacon Breakfast Cupcakes

In a world of exotic baked goods, these take the cake: cupcakes made from shredded potatoes, bacon, eggs and Cheddar cheese, and drizzled with spicy Sriracha sauce. The final flavor is pure breakfast, but like nothing you’ve ever tasted.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
bag (20 oz) refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
6
eggs
2
tablespoons milk
3/4
cup crumbled crisply cooked bacon
3/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
Sriracha sauce
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Place foil liner in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. Generously spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix potatoes, oil, salt and pepper. Divide evenly among cups; press lightly.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat eggs and milk. Stir in bacon and cheese. Firmly press potatoes in muffin cups with bottom of 1/4-cup dry measuring cup. Top each with slightly less than 1/4 cup egg mixture.
  • 5 Bake 13 to 16 minutes or until knife inserted in center of egg comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Serve with sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    450mg
    450%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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