Coffee and Brown Sugar Bacon

Coffee and Brown Sugar BaconRecipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
Time: 40 minutes. Everyone loves waking up to the smell of coffee and the smell of bacon, and the flavors are pretty awesome together too. Add some molasses-y brown sugar, and you'll reach bacon nirvana.


Serves 8

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Nutritional Information

Calories 144
Caloriesfromfat 49 %
Protein 4.9 g
Fat 7.8 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 259 mg
Cholesterol 13 mg


1 pound thick-cut bacon
1 tablespoon ground coffee
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons freshly brewed coffee


1. Preheat oven to 375°. Line a rimmed baking pan with parchment or waxed paper and set a flat rack on top.

2. Lay bacon strips on rack, overlapping slightly if needed. Sprinkle top of strips evenly with ground coffee. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and brewed coffee, stirring just to blend to a paste. Brush top of strips with half of sugar mixture.

3. Bake 15 minutes. Turn bacon over and brush with remaining sugar glaze. Bake until crispy, 10 minutes more.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.