6 Fantastic Ways To Combine Booze and Bacon – Recipes

Calling all bacon lovers! Yes, that probably means you.  What is better than bacon? Nothing that we can think of.  Well, hold on to your taste buds because we have found six ways to use bacon that will blow your mind! Can you smell the bacon cooking yet? Try to save some for these recipes…you won’t be sorry.  Enjoy!

sohowsittaste.com

sohowsittaste.com

Whiskey Barbecue Bacon

INGREDIENTS:

6 slices thick-cut bacon
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
1 tbsp. whiskey or bourbon (I used Jack Daniel’s)
1 tbsp. ketchup or chili sauce
1/2 tsp. chipotle chili powder
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground cumin

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 375F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and set a rack on top.

2. Lay slices of bacon on rack in a single layer. Bake until they start to crisp; 12-14 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, mix all the remaining ingredients in a small bowl.

4. Flip the bacon and brush with barbecue mixture. Flip bacon again and brush with the rest of the barbecue mixture.

5. Continue baking until browned all over; 12-16 more minutes. Drain on rack.

Source So Hows It Taste

sweetspotblog.com

sweetspotblog.com

Bacon-Infused Vodka

1 package bacon
10 oz Grey Goose vodka (or another quality vodka)
16 oz wide-mouth mason jar

– Cook bacon in a skillet, in batches, over medium heat until extra crispy. Place on paper towels to absorb extra grease.

– Place cooled bacon in mason jar. Add vodka until jar is full.

– Seal jar and place in cool, dark place for 3 days.

– Before use, you can remove the bacon, put the jar in the freezer for 2 hours, then strain the vodka over cheese cloth to remove all of the bacon crumbs and extra grease. My preference, however, it to use it as-is. I like the small chunks of bacon in my cocktails!

Source Sweet Spot Blog

Make Skittles Infused Vodka HERE

blenderbooze.blogspot.com

blenderbooze.blogspot.com

Bacon Apple Martini

Ingredients:

4 oz. of Bacon-infused Vodka (see our recipe for bacon-infused liquor)

4 oz. Applejack

2 oz. Amaretto Liqueur

2 oz. Pure Maple Syrup

2 oz. Sparkling Apple Cider

2-4 slices Candied Bacon, halved crosswise (garnish)

Preparation:
Pre-chill 4 martini glasses.
In a large cocktail shaker, combine the bacon-infused vodka, applejack, amaretto, sparkling apple cider and maple syrup with ice.
Shake until mixture is ice-cold.
Strain the cocktail into the 4 chilled glasses and garnish each with 1-2 slices of candied bacon.
Serve immediately.

Source Blender Booze

Watch the video to make an Espresso Martini HERE

heatherchristo.com

heatherchristo.com

Spicy BLT Green Bloody Marys

Ingredients:
4 cups green tomatoes
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons of parsley
½ cup English cucumber chunks
2 limes, juiced
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 jalapeno, quartered
2 teaspoons horseradish
ice
8 ounces of vodka
Kosher salt to taste

For Garnish:
4 romaine lettuce leaf hearts
4 strips crispy bacon
cherry tomatoes
Lemon wedges

Instructions:
Combine the green tomatoes, vinegar, parsley, cucumber chunks, lime juice, Worcestershire and jalapeno in the jar of a blender. Puree on high until very smooth.
Stir in the horseradish and the vodka. Season to taste with kosher salt.
Fill 4 glasses with ice cubes.
Pour over ice and garnish with Romaine lettuce leaf hearts, and crispy strips of bacon and cherry tomatoes and lemon wedges.

Watch the video on making a Bloody Mary HERE

Source Heather Christo

Brit+Co.com

Brit+Co.com

Bourbon Buttercream and Bacon Cupcakes

Ingredients

1½ Cups AP Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 Stick Salted Butter (room temp)
1 Cup Brown Sugar
2 Eggs
6 Tb Whole Milk
6 Tb Bourbon Whiskey

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°
Sift together the flour and baking powder. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. (2-3 minutes)
Add the eggs and milk. Mix until incorporated.
Add the bourbon and mix.
Slowly add the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
Place liners into 2 cupcake pans. Fill liners 2/3-3/4 full.
Bake for 22-24 minutes. Or until light golden brown and cupcakes spring back to the touch.
Let cool in pans for 1-2 minutes. Then transfer to cooling racks.
Top cupcakes with Buttercream and Bacon
Maple Buttercream Frosting Recipe
Bourbon Maple Glazed Bacon
Notes
This recipe yields 12-14 cupcakes.
For a stronger bourbon flavor, exchange 1-2 tablespoons of the milk for additional whiskey.

Try this recipe for Salted Jack Caramel Brownies

Source Wonky Wonderful

classygirlswithpearls.com

classygirlswithpearls.com

The Bourbon Brunch

Ingredients:

I4oz Bourbon Whiskey

4mml pure maple syrup

2oz apple cider

1 oz Goslings ginger beer

Directions:

Garnish with thick cut candied bacon. (Cook bacon on rack at 350 for 25 minutes. Rub with cayenne pepper, brown sugar, and mayple syrup and bake for another 5-10 minutes in oven). Slit mini Eggo waffle and toast until golden brown. Served over ice.

Source Classy Girls With Pearls

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