Bacon Crusted Mac & Cheese Lava Cakes

You had me at bacon crusted. These Bacon Crusted Mac & Cheese Lava Cakes are more than delicious, they are heaven. You get Macaroni and Cheese piled into a volcano, coated with bacon and breadcrumbs and then baked into a fabulous creation.

Ingredients:

For the macaroni and cheese

  • 3 cups cooked (al dente) elbow macaroni
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 dashes salt
  • 4 dashes ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 2 teaspoons flour

For the lava cake

  • Cooking spray
  • Prepared macaroni and cheese (from recipe above)
  • 3/4 cup diced Velveeta cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup diced cooked bacon bits
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups garlic- and herb-seasoned breadcrumbs (or other seasonings)
  • 1-1/2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 cups canola oil (amount may vary depending on size of pan used)

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