Stupid-Easy Recipe for Stout Candied Bacon (#1 Top-Rated)


Just a little bit of stout lends big flavor to this candied bacon. We won’t judge if you don’t want to waste the rest of the bottle; it’s 5 o’clock somewhere.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Stout Candied Bacon.

1. Info for Stout Candied Bacon

  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • Servings: 6
  • Calories: 286.9 kcal

2. Ingredients for Stout Candied Bacon

  • 12 oz. bacon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/4 cup stout beer

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

3.2 Prep

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and place a wire rack on top. Lay another sheet of aluminum foil over the rack, and poke multiple holes through it with a fork.

Arrange the bacon strips on the wire rack.

In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar and stout until the sugar is mostly dissolved.

Brush a thin layer of the stout glaze over each bacon strip. Flip the strips and brush the opposite sides.

3.3 Oven

Roast the bacon on middle rack of oven for 10 minutes.

Open the oven and brush the strips with more glaze. Carefully flip the strips and brush the opposite sides. Continue roasting the bacon for 5 minutes.

Open the oven one more time and repeat the glazing process. Continue roasting the bacon until it is deep brown and the glaze is caramelized, 7-12 minutes.

3.4 Check

Check to see that bacon is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.5 Serve

Transfer the bacon strips to a cooling rack or large cutting board. Allow to cool for 3-5 minutes before serving.


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