Addictively Sweet and Salty Maple Bacon Cupcakes

Indulge in the perfect harmony of flavors with our Addictively Sweet and Salty Maple Bacon Cupcakes. This culinary masterpiece combines the rich and comforting essence of maple syrup, the irresistibly crisp and savory allure of bacon, all woven together into a moist, tender cupcake that will leave you craving for more.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon bits


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually mix in the flour mixture, alternating with the milk.
  6. Gently fold in the maple syrup and bacon bits until just combined.
  7. Spoon the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about two-thirds full.
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow the cupcakes to cool in the tin for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 cupcakes

These Addictively Sweet and Salty Maple Bacon Cupcakes offer a delectable balance between the rich flavors of maple and the savory crunch of bacon. Perfect for satisfying both your sweet and salty cravings.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 280, Fat – 11g, Carbohydrates – 40g, Protein – 5g

Indulge in the sweet and salty symphony of flavors that these cupcakes bring. The maple essence encapsulates the warmth of a cozy morning breakfast, while the bacon bits add an unexpected but delightful crunch that lingers on your palate. Whether you’re planning a brunch gathering or treating yourself to a unique dessert, our Addictively Sweet and Salty Maple Bacon Cupcakes are the ultimate culinary adventure you won’t want to miss. Share these cupcakes with friends and family, and watch as they marvel at the ingenious blend of tastes. It’s a dessert that tells a story with every bite, a tale of comfort, innovation, and the celebration of contrasting yet harmonious ingredients.