Bacon Skewers with Caramel and Ganache

Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

Want something different? Salty, sweet and smoky, these are delicious, quick and easy.From an old library book


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Ingredients

1 lb. thick sliced bacon, about 10 strips
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 tbsp. light corn syrup
2 tbsp. heavy cream
3 tbsp heavy cream
3 oz. bar mik chocolate, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425. line a baking sheet with foil and top with a rack.
2
For bacon, thread a strip of bacon onto each skewer; put on prepared rack. Cook bacon 10 minutes, flip and cook til crisp, 10 to 15 minutes more. transfer to paper towel lined baking sheet.
3
For caramel, boil brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in small pan 1 minute. Whisk in 2 Tbsp. cream and boil 1 minute more. Removes caramel from heat; let cool 10 minutes.
4
For ganache, heat 3 Tbsp. heavy cream til it boils. pour over chocolate in a bowl. Let the chocolate sit 5 minutes to soften. Stir til smooth.
5
Spoon caramel over one side of each bacon skewer; chill til caramel is set. Spoon ganache over caramel; let excess drip back into the bowl. Chill bacon til ganache is set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Meat Appetizers