low carb bacon cheddar cornbread recipe

Bacon Cheddar Cornbread

Lightened up cornbread with corn and almond flour, center cut bacon, whole kernel corn, and cheddar powder.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cornbread, low carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 170 kcal
Author Mason Woodruff


  • 8 slices Center Cut Bacon cut into thin strips
  • 1 C (116g) Masa Harina or Corn Flour
  • 1/2 C (56g) Almond Flour
  • 1/2 C (56g) Cheddar Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 15 oz can Whole Kernel Corn undrained
  • 1 C (227g) Fat Free Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 C (120mL) Skim Milk or your choice of milk


  1. Preheat an oven to 375F.

  2. Add the chopped bacon to a 12-inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat and fully cook.

    cooked bacon in cast iron skillet
  3. While the bacon cooks, mix the remaining ingredients in a large bowl.

  4. Transfer the cooked bacon pieces to the cornbread batter, leaving the bacon grease behind in the skillet. Stir well.

    cooked bacon before mixing with the cornbread batter
  5. Carefully pour the cornbread batter into the skillet and bake for 45-55 minutes or until the center is cooked through and no longer gooey. (If the edges brown before the center cooks through, you can cover with foil to finish cooking.)

    cornbread batter in the skillet before baking

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Cheddar Cornbread
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.