Yields 12 muffins.
Serving size: 1 muffin.
Calories: 160 per serving.
1 c all-purpose flour
3/4 c yellow cornmeal
1/2 c sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp salt
4 slices center-cut bacon
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded & minced
1 1/4 c low-fat buttermilk
1/4 c canola oil
Pam cooking spray
12-cup muffin tray
12 muffin/cupcake liners
Cook bacon & drain grease; let cool on a few paper towels & crumble.
Pre-heat oven to 375.
In a large bowel combine flour, cornmeal, cheese, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, ground cumin, & salt. Mix well.
Stir in bacon & jalapeno. Make a well in middle of mixture.
In a separate bowl combine buttermilk, oil, & egg and stir well with a whisk.
Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture & stir until moist.
Place liners in cups on muffin tray & coat with Pam.
Carefully pour batter evenly into each liner.
Bake for 15 minutes.