Cook bacon in skillet or slow-cooking pot with browning unit.
Set bacon aside.
Combine 1 tbs.of bacon drippings in slow-cooking pot with sugar, flour, salt, and pepper.
Stir in water and vinegar; add cabbage and onion.
Cover and cook on low 3 to 4 hours.
Spoon into serving bowl; sprinkle cooked bacon on top.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.