Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix cornbread mix as directed but add 1/4 cup more milk than package says. Total milk will be 3/4 cup
Bake as directed on package
After cornbread has baked, remove from oven and turn oven down to 300 degrees. Whip eggs, half and half, maple syrup and salt. Spoon out cornbread into large bowl. Pour mixture over cornbread, let sit for 5 mi . Stir in about 1/3 of bacon bits. Pour all into baking dish. Bake for 1 1/2 - 2 hours or till done.
Serve warm. Sprinkle as much of the remaining bacon bits as you want. Pour more syrup on each serving. Enjoy!