In a large bowl, combine yellow cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda, stirring them altogether.
In a small bowl, combine buttermilk, creamed corn, eggs, butter, maple syrup, and maple extract, stirring them altogether.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined. Do not overmix.
Fold in the cranberries and bacon.
Line regular-sized muffin cups with paper liners, and fill 2/3 full with batter.
Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.
Remove pans to a wire rack to cool. DEVOUR!!