Bacon Jam

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May. 08, 2014

Sweet and salty bacon jam is oh-so delicious, and makes a special gift from the kitchen!


Bacon 1 Pound , cut into 1
Onion 1 , thinly sliced
Shallot 2 Clove (10 gm) , thinly sliced
Pure maple syrup 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
Salt and pepper To Taste



In a large Dutch oven, place bacon over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp.

Drain the drippings, leaving 1/4 cup in pan. Reduce the heat to medium and add in the onion and shallot; cook until softened.

Add in pure maple syrup, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper.

Pour in the water and stir to combine, bring to a boil and reduce the heat to low and simmer; stirring occasionally, for one to 1-1/2 hours, until mixture reaches a syrup-like consistency.

Remove from heat and let it cool for 30 minutes.

Spoon mixture into a food processor. Pulse several times, stirring frequently, until puréed to a thick, chunky consistency. Transfer jam to an airtight container. Cover and keep refrigerated up to 5 days.



Spread the jam over bread and serve. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 100 Minutes
Ready In: 100 Minutes
Servings: 10