Espresso Maple Bacon Recipe

Mar 4, 2012 11:01 am

Would you like some coffee with your bacon?

We add this bacon to our scrambled egg roll with Vermont cheddar and slow-roasted tomatoes,but it’s just as delicious on a BLT or any place a smoky, sweet and wonderfully caffeinated slab of bacon is welcome!

Also see: Welcome To America Toby's Estate Coffee

maple bacon recipe
Photo: Toby's Estate
Toby's Estate coffee loaned us their espresso maple bacon recipe so we could make delicious breakfast sandwiches at home.
 
Servings: 2

Ingredients

1/2 pound thick-cut nitrate-free bacon (approximately 6-­8 slices)
1/4 cup Toby's Maple syrup (recipe below)
Toby’s Espresso-­Maple Syrup
3 shots Bedford Espresso
1/2 cup pure Vermont Maple Syrup
6 whole cardamom pods
Directions: 
  1. Stir together the espresso and the syrup.
  2. Add the cardamom pods and let steep together in the fridge overnight.
  3. Remove the cardamom pods.

For the Bacon:

  1. Lay the bacon out on a sheet pan. Bake in a 350-degree oven, turning once until bacon is mostly crisp but not too dry.
  2. Remove from the pan. Brush 1⁄2 teaspoon of the Espresso - Maple syrup on each slice of bacon and let cool a bit before devouring. 

 

Level of Difficulty: 
Easy
Prep Time: 
10 minutes, plus overnight refrigeration
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes
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