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Avocado Recipes – Bacon Avocado Corn Bread

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With the colder weather, it’s pretty common for me to have a pot of chili simmering for dinner.  I love corn bread with my chili, and I love avocados. I got a crazy idea to mix the two. I looked up Avocado Recipes to find that it’s pretty common to bake with avocados. They make a great substitute for butter. I’ve been wanting to try this Mexican Corn Bread recipe from Mique at 30 Handmade Days.

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I experimented and changed it quiet a bit, but it was still delicious! The avocados made it SO moist! It was a hit with the family and the perfect compliment to our chili. Anytime I can work healthy fats into my diet, I do it!

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Avocado Recipes – Bacon Avocado Corn Bread
 
Ingredients
  • Bacon Avocado Corn Bread
  • 1 c. Avocado ( 1½ regular size avocados)
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ can cream style corn (1 lb can, use ½)
  • 1½ cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 small can sliced olives
  • 1 c. chopped cooked bacon
  • 1¼ c. flour
  • 1 c. corn meal
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven 350 degrees
  2. In one bowl, mix flour, corn meal, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream sugar and avocado, add eggs and continue to mix.
  4. Add olives, cheese, corn, and bacon. Mix
  5. Add flour mixture slowly. Mix
  6. Pour into a greased and floured baking dish 9x13 or round baking dish.
  7. Once placed into the oven, reduce the heat to 300 degrees.
  8. Bake 50-60 min.

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Comments

  1. Wendy says

    Hello,

    I’m going to make this this weekend, I just want to confirm that the sugar and flour measurements are also in cup(s)?

    This sounds delicious!

    Thank you!

  2. andrea cammarata says

    Oh this looks heavenly!!!! I simply LOVE avocado ANYTHING…I start my day off with fresh avocado seasoned on toast with a poached egg just about every morning! Going to try this tomorrow (minus the bacon…I’m a vegetarian : ) it is going to be AWESOME!!! THanks for sharing…this one is FABULOUS!!!! hugs

  3. nest of posies says

    oh kim, you are speaking right to me with this post! love this entire combo for this recipe! YUM!