German Pancakes & Beer Candied Bacon Recipe

  • Servings : 5
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 30m


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


  • 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


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…


Place the bacon in your shallow roasting pan…


Cook on 400 degrees for 30 minutes…

Place on cooling rack to drain and cool a bit…


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


Then coat with the beer…


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

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


It was truly delish!!


Making the pancake…

The simple ingredients…


Melt the butter in the oven in the skillet…

Mix all the other ingredients in a large bowl…


Pour the batter in the hot,  buttery skillet…


it looks promising!! :))


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


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


Yes…that’s it!


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


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