Recipe courtesy of Russell Jackson
Episode: Product Pitch
Candied Bacon
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
35 min
Yield:
about 5 pounds
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
35 min
Yield:
about 5 pounds
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large pot over medium-high heat, bring the bourbon, 2 cups water and loose tea to a simmer. Drop the bacon cubes into the pot and continue to simmer until the bacon is cooked through and the liquid has reduced.

In a shallow bowl, combine the brown sugar, coffee, cocoa, salt and espelette. Using a slotted spoon, removed the bacon cubes from the bourbon mixture and toss with the sugar and spices. Reserve the bourbon mixture.

Place the coated bacon cubes in a glass baking dish and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and place on wire cooling racks set over lined sheet trays. Spoon the leftover bourbon mixture over the bacon cubes. Cool to room temperature and wrap individually in wax paper.

This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. It has not been tested for home use.

More from:

Food Network Star

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Sunny's Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Homemade Bacon

Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon

Yucca Hash Browns with Bacon, Onion and Lime-Cilantro Mojo

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Honey-Bourbon Glazed Bacon

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

George and the Dragon's Bacon Onion Dip

Recipe courtesy of George and the Dragon

Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast Stuffed with Pear Hash

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Stuffed French Toast with Gruyere, Mustard Greens and Double-Smoked Bacon

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Cornbread Salad with Buttermilk-Chive Dressing and Maple Bacon

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

What a Face! Open Faced Hot Turkey Sammys with Sausage Stuffing and Gravy, Smashed Potatoes with Bacon, Warm Apple Cranberry Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking