Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam

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Cheryl Bricks 1

"This recipe can be used for spooning on Granny's old-fashion biscuits, or put a dollop on fluffy scrambled eggs. On a toasted slice of a crusty bread or good crackers it would be divine. Whatever you use this for, it will work beautifully, because everything is better with bacon!"

Ingredients

1 h 35 m servings 140 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 140 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 286 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook and stir bacon in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until bacon starts to brown, about 10 minutes; drain grease, retaining 1/4 of the drippings. Stir onions into bacon and drippings; cook and stir until soft, about 10 minutes. Stir in brown sugar; cook until onions are sticky and browned, about 5 more minutes. Mix in garlic, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cook and stir until garlic is soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix in bourbon whiskey, coffee, sherry vinegar, and maple syrup. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cook until the bacon jam is thickened but not completely dry, stirring occasionally to prevent burning, about 35 minutes. Mix in ketchup and cook 5 more minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, let the bacon jam cool, and pulse in a food processor to a slightly chunky, spreadable consistency. Bacon jam will store in the refrigerator, covered, up to 2 weeks.
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I had been reading about Bacon Jam on different websites (especially for gourmet hamburger topping) and found a site that sold it...but wanted to make my own and was thrilled when I saw this rec...

WOW Just made this jam.Hasn't even cooled yet and I can't quit tasting it.The only thing I would change is brown bacon and degrease it well.The final product was quite greasy.I plan on pulling t...

I had a little grilled porterhouse steak left over from dinner last night, so I sliced it down, and spread the slider roll with the bacon jam. Unusual combination of ingredients, and the punch ...