German Pancakes & Beer Candied Bacon Recipe

2014-12-31
  • Servings : 5
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 30m

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I know it’s not even close to Oktoberfest…but I just can’t wait for this combination of German Pancakes and Beer Candied Bacon!

Can you do anything with Bacon that is NOT delicious??

I think not!

This recipe intrigued me, so I had to try it…

The recipe says it serves 10…I changed it to 5…but me and the sweet fella ate the whole pound!

Is that wrong?? :))

Beer Candied Bacon Recipe

Ingredients

  • 10 strips of Thick cut bacon
  • 1/3 cup of your favorite beer--I used Miller Lite
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • The German Pancake:
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • dash of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5 TBSP butter

Method

Step 1

Prepare the Bacon: Place the bacon on a shallow baking sheet and cook on 400 degrees for 30 minutes until brown and crispy.

Step 2

Transfer the bacon to a cooling rack to let them drip free of the oil and cool.

Step 3

Then transferred them to a different deep baking dish.

Step 4

Now sprinkle the brown sugar over the cooked bacon.

Step 5

Then add the beer and place the bacon back in the oven for 10 minutes until the brown sugar begins to bubble.

Step 6

Remove it from the oven and immediately transfer it back to the wire rack to cool.

Step 7

Prepare the German Pancake:

Step 8

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Step 9

Melt butter in the oven in a large iron skillet. Set aside.

Step 10

In a large bowl, mix all the pancake ingredients.

Step 11

Pour in the skillet and bake 20-25 minutes until the edges are bowl and puffy.

Step 12

Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar.

Make sure you use good quality thick cut bacon…

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Place the bacon in your shallow roasting pan…

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Cook on 400 degrees for 30 minutes…

Place on cooling rack to drain and cool a bit…

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Put the bacon in another baking dish and sprinkle the brown sugar over the pieces..

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Then coat with the beer…

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Cook on 400 degrees another 10 minutes until it’s all bubbly…

Transfer back to the cooling rack and let the glaze set…

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It was truly delish!!

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Making the pancake…

The simple ingredients…

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Melt the butter in the oven in the skillet…

Mix all the other ingredients in a large bowl…

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Pour the batter in the hot,  buttery skillet…

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it looks promising!! :))

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Bake on 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes until puffy and brown around the edges….

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Sprinkle with powdered sugar…generously…like a lot…maybe a little more…

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Yes…that’s it!

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It’s delicious like this, your favorite syrup or pie filling!

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