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Recipe

Candied Bacon

Scott Phillips

Servings: two.

What’s not to love about maple syrup-coated, brown sugar-crusted bacon? It adds a welcome sweet-and-salty note that makes any breakfast special.

Ingredients

  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 2 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 Tbs. light brown sugar

Nutritional Information

      Nutritional Sample Size 1 slice
      Calories (kcal) : 70
      Fat Calories (kcal): 25
      Fat (g): 2.5
      Saturated Fat (g): 1
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 1
      Cholesterol (mg): 5
      Sodium (mg): 150
      Carbohydrates (g): 9
      Fiber (g): 0
      Protein (g): 2

Preparation

  • Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 425°F. Arrange the bacon slices on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle both sides with the maple syrup and then sprinkle both sides evenly with the sugar. Bake until browned and crisp, 20 to 22 minutes.

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  • User avater
    khavasutra | 08/27/2011

    Too sweet and too crunchy and sticky. I'd rather brush maple syrup up on after I'd cooked the bacon.

  • livelovelaughwhileyoucook | 02/15/2010

    Loved the simplicity of this dish! Quick, easy & very flavourful! I lined my baking sheet with tin foil & set the bacon on a rack that I sprayed with non stick cooking spray for easy cleanup. Be careful though if your syrup drips on the foil because t will smoke!

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    TheMomChef | 02/15/2010

    Flavor was ok, but the dish was a mess. See my full review and a non-studio picture of the bacon at http://themomchef.blogspot.com/2010/02/baked-eggs-with-chives-and-cream.html

  • compactfish | 02/14/2010

    Watch the timing on this recipe. Checked my bacon at 18 minutes, and it was completely burnt.

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