Spam-pakins by McKenna Peden, Winner of the Great American SPAM Championship at the Kentucky State Fair


1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 packages Fleischmann's Rapid Rise Yeast

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

2/3 cup warm milk

1/4 cup melted butter

1 egg


1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 can Bacon SPAM, cubes, sautéed in butter

3 eggs

2 tablespoons milk

1/3 cup pancake syrup, divided

Spray an 18 muffin tin with cooking spray. Mix batter ingredients. Place 1 tablespoon of the batter into each muffin slot. Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over the batter, about 1 teaspoon sugar and good size pinch of cinnamon in each. Arrange SPAM over the batter, about 1 tablespoon in each. Beat together eggs and milk in a small bowl and pour over the batter, about 1 tablespoon in each. Drizzle 1/3 cup of syrup over everything, about 1 teaspoon in each. Place dish in a cold oven and set temperature to 350° F. Bake for 15 minutes or until done. Serve warm or room temperature.