Maple Brown Sugar Candied Bacon Recipe
Maple Brown Sugar Candied Bacon Recipe.
Delicious salty and sweet bacon!
This baked bacon makes a great appetizer, or side dish served at breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
Sometimes called Pig Candy, it’s made with caramelized brown sugar and maple sugar.
Perfect side dish for any breakfast or brunch recipe, on a salad, on deviled eggs, or your favorite chicken sandwich.
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Maple Brown Sugar Candied Bacon
- ¼ cup brown sugar packed
- 2 tbsp maple sugar
- 2 tbsp rice vinegar
- ground black pepper to taste
- 1 lb thick-cut bacon
- Preheat oven to 350° F
- Prepare a baking sheet by lining with aluminum foil.
- Place a wire cooling rack on top of the baking sheet.
- Arrange bacon on the wire cooling rack that's on the baking sheet, in a single layer.
- In preheated oven, bake 10 minutes. Flip bacon and bake an additional 5 minutes.
- In the meantime, in a small mixing bowl, add brown sugar, maple syrup, rice vinegar, and black pepper. Stir to mix well.
- Take baking sheet out of the oven and using a basting brush, brush the prepared sugar mix on both sides of each slice of bacon.
- Place back in oven and bake 5 minutes.
- Repeat the basting process every 5 minutes for approx 35 minutes or until the bacon is crispy and browned.
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