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Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam


1 1/2 pounds lean bacon, cut in 1 inch pieces

1/2 red onion, chopped

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup brewed coffee

2 tablespoons maple syrup

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon grainy mustard


In a large frying pan, brown bacon. When bacon is done and not to crisp transfer to a paper towel lined dish with a slotted spoon. Remove the bacon from the paper towel and place on another clean paper towel to absorb more of bacon grease.

Pour off bacon grease and reserve 1 tablespoon.

Add onion to reserved grease and saute for about 5 minutes or until onions are translucent.

Add garlic and stir in with the cooked onions.

Add Vinegar and deglaze pan.

Add brown sugar, coffee, maple syrup, vinegar, mustard, and bacon.

Reduce heat and simmer stirring occasionally for 1-2 hours until thickens like a jelly consistency.

Store in refrigerator until all is used. Will keep in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.

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