Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo

These Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo are the perfect combination of savory and spicy flavors. 

The smoky bacon and creamy gorgonzola cheese are balanced by the sweetness of the cornbread and the heat of the chipotle mayo. 

These sliders are sure to be a hit at any gathering, whether it’s a game night, a potluck, or just a casual weeknight dinner. 

The combination of flavors is sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more.

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Timing For Bacon And Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders With Chipotle Mayo

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 12 sliders

Yield: 12 sliders

Ingredients

-1 cup yellow cornmeal

-1 cup all-purpose flour

-2 tablespoons sugar

-2 teaspoons baking powder

-1 teaspoon baking soda

-1/2 teaspoon salt

-1 cup buttermilk

-2 large eggs

-1/4 cup melted butter

-1/2 cup cooked bacon, crumbled

-1/2 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

-1/2 cup mayonnaise

-1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced

-1 teaspoon adobo sauce

-1 tablespoon lime juice

-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

-1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

-1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

1. Preheat Oven To 375°F.

1. Preheat oven to 375°F: Before you begin making your Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo, it is important to preheat your oven to 375°F. 

This will ensure that your cornbread is cooked through and has a nice golden-brown crust. 

To preheat your oven, set the temperature to 375°F and wait for the oven to reach the desired temperature. Once the oven is preheated, you are ready to begin making your sliders.

2. Grease A 9-Inch Round Cake Pan With Butter Or Cooking Spray.

To make Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo, start by greasing a 9-inch round cake pan with butter or cooking spray. 

Preheat the oven to 375°F. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, and melted butter. 

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in the bacon, Gorgonzola, and jalapeño. 

Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 

Let cool for 10 minutes before cutting into 12 sliders. To make the chipotle mayo, combine the mayonnaise, chipotle pepper, lime juice, and garlic powder in a small bowl and mix until combined. Spread the chipotle mayo on the sliders and serve.

3. In A Medium Bowl, Whisk Together 1 Cup Of Cornmeal

  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 
  • and 1 teaspoon of salt.

Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is sure to please. 

The first step is to make cornbread. In a medium bowl, whisk together 1 cup of cornmeal, 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, and 1 teaspoon of salt. 

Once these ingredients are combined, add 1 cup of buttermilk, 1/4 cup of melted butter, and 1/4 cup of honey and stir until the mixture is smooth. 

Pour the batter into a greased 9-inch skillet and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. 

Once the cornbread is done, let it cool for 10 minutes before slicing it into 12 equal pieces. While the cornbread is cooling, cook 6 strips of bacon in a skillet until crispy. 

Once the bacon is cooked, crumble it into small pieces and set aside. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup of crumbled Gorgonzola cheese and the crumbled bacon. 

Spread the cheese and bacon mixture onto each of the 12 cornbread slices. Place the sliders on a baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes. 

To make the Chipotle Mayo, mix 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon of lime juice, 1 teaspoon of chipotle powder, and 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder in a small bowl. Serve the sliders with the Chipotle Mayo and enjoy!

4. In A Separate Bowl, Whisk Together 1 Cup Of Buttermilk, 1/4 Cup Of Melted Butter, And 1 Large Egg.

In a separate bowl, whisk together 1 cup of buttermilk, 1/4 cup of melted butter, and 1 large egg to make the base of the Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo. 

This mixture will provide the necessary moisture and fat to the cornbread, giving it a light and fluffy texture. 

Once the wet ingredients are combined, add 1 cup of cornmeal, 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Whisk the dry ingredients together until they are fully incorporated. 

Then, fold in 1/2 cup of crumbled Gorgonzola cheese and 1/2 cup of cooked and crumbled bacon. 

Finally, pour the batter into a greased 8-inch square baking pan and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 

Allow the cornbread to cool before cutting it into sliders and serving it with a dollop of Chipotle Mayo.

5. Add The Wet Ingredients To The Dry Ingredients And Stir Until Just Combined.

To make the Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo, begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F. 

Next, in a large bowl, mix together the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, buttermilk, melted butter, and honey. 

Then, add the crumbled bacon and Gorgonzola cheese to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Finally, add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. 

The batter should be thick and lumpy. Pour the batter into a greased 9-inch round cake pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

 Allow the cornbread to cool before cutting it into sliders. Serve with chipotle mayo for a delicious and unique snack.

6. Fold In 1/2 Cup Of Cooked And Crumbled Bacon, 1/2 Cup Of Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese, And 1/2 Cup Of Frozen Corn Kernels.

Fold in 1/2 cup of cooked and crumbled bacon, 1/2 cup of crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, and 1/2 cup of frozen corn kernels to create the perfect Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo. 

Start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees F. Then, in a medium bowl, combine the cornbread mix, egg, and vegetable oil. Stir until the ingredients are fully combined. 

Next, fold in the bacon, Gorgonzola cheese, and frozen corn kernels. Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with butter and pour the batter into the dish. 

Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cornbread comes out clean. 

Let the cornbread cool for 10 minutes before cutting it into 12 sliders. Spread the Chipotle Mayo on the top and bottom of each slider and serve. Enjoy!

7. Pour The Batter Into The Prepared Pan And Spread Evenly.

Once all the ingredients for the Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle 

Mayo have been prepped, it’s time to start assembling the dish. First, preheat the oven to 375°F. 

Next, grease a 9-inch round cake pan with butter or cooking spray. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. 

In a separate bowl, beat together the eggs, buttermilk, and melted butter. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. 

Then, fold in the bacon, gorgonzola, and jalapeño. Finally, pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread it evenly. 

Place the pan in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 

Allow the cornbread to cool before cutting it into sliders. Serve with the Chipotle Mayo and enjoy!

8. Bake For 20-25 Minutes Or Until A Toothpick Inserted Into The Center Comes Out Clean.

Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo is a delicious and easy-to-make meal. 

To begin, preheat your oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, mix together the cornbread mix, eggs, milk, and melted butter. Once combined, stir in the cooked bacon and gorgonzola cheese. 

Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with butter or cooking spray and pour the cornbread mixture into the dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 

While the cornbread is baking, prepare the chipotle mayo by combining the mayonnaise, chipotle peppers, and lime juice in a small bowl. 

Once the cornbread is finished baking, let it cool for 10 minutes before cutting it into sliders. Serve the sliders with the chipotle mayo and enjoy!

9. Let Cool For 10 Minutes Before Slicing Into 12 Sliders.

Once the Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo have been cooked, it is important to allow them to cool for 10 minutes before slicing them into 12 sliders. 

This cooling time allows the sliders to set and become firm enough to be cut into individual pieces. 

During this time, the bacon and gorgonzola cheese will have had a chance to melt and combine with the cornbread, creating a delicious flavor. 

The chipotle mayo will have had a chance to spread throughout the sliders, adding a subtle kick of spice. 

After 10 minutes of cooling, the sliders can be sliced into 12 individual pieces and served. Enjoy!

10. To Make The Chipotle Mayo, Combine 1/2 Cup Of Mayonnaise, 

1 tablespoon of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, 1 teaspoon of lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt in a small bowl.

To make the Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo, first, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, prepare the cornbread batter according to the instructions on the package. 

Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan with butter or cooking spray, and pour the batter into the pan. Bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 

While the cornbread is baking, cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crispy. Once the cornbread is done, remove it from the oven and let it cool. 

Cut the cornbread into 12 equal-sized pieces, and spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on each piece. 

Top each piece with a slice of bacon and a sprinkle of gorgonzola cheese. Place the sliders on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. 

Finally, make the chipotle mayo by combining 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, 1 teaspoon of lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt in a small bowl. Serve the sliders with chipotle mayo. Enjoy!

11. Spread The Chipotle Mayo On The Sliders And Serve.

Once the Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders are prepared, it is time to spread the chipotle mayo on the sliders and serve. 

To do this, take a spoonful of the chipotle mayo and spread it evenly over the top of the slider buns. 

Make sure to spread the mayo all the way to the edges of the buns. 

Once the mayo is spread, place the slider patties on top of the buns. Place the bacon and gorgonzola cheese on top of the patties. 

Finally, place the top of the slider buns on top of the cheese and bacon. Serve the sliders with extra chipotle mayo on the side. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

  • Serving Size: 1 slider
  • Calories: 230
  • Total Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg
  • Sodium: 470mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 16g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 9g

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Special Tips

1. Use a strip of quality bacon for the best flavor.

2. To reduce the fat content of the mayo, use a light mayo or mayonnaise alternative.

3. For a smoky flavor, add a few drops of liquid smoke to the mayo.

4. Toast the cornbread for a crunchier texture.

5. Use a generous amount of Gorgonzola cheese for a strong flavor.

6. For an extra kick, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or chili powder to the mayo.

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