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Bacon and Maple Grits Puff Recipe

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8 slices bacon
1 ¼ c water
½ tsp salt
4 eggs
2 cups milk
1 c quick cooking grits
½ c pure maple syrup
fresh chives (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
• Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 1 ½ quart round casserole or scuffle dish; set aside. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium-high heat about 7 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towel; set aside. Reserve 2 T bacon drippings.
• Combine milk, water, grits, and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Simmer 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in syrup and reserved 2 T bacon drippings.
• Crumble bacon; reserve¼ cup for garnish. Stir remaining crumbled bacon into grits mixture.
• Beat eggs in medium bowl. Gradually stir small amount of grits mixture into eggs, then stir back into remaining grits mixture. Pour into prepared casserole.
• Bake 1 hour and 20 minutes or until knife inserted into center comes out clean. Top with reserved¼ cup bacon. Garnish with fresh chives, if desired.

 

 

 

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