Bacon Brittle

1
Ellen Moberly

By
@MarinesMama

That's right...BACON.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Family
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
2 1/2 c
light corn syrup
2 3/4 c
cold water
1 pinch
salt
1 lb
bacon
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking soda

How to Make Bacon Brittle

Step-by-Step

  • 1Brush 9x13 baking sheet with butter and set aside.
  • 2Cook bacon until easily crumbled. Crumble and set aside.
  • 3Combine Corn Syrup, Sugar, Water and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. Continue cooking, swirling occasionally, until reaching 'softball stage' on a candy thermometer (238 degrees.)
  • 4Add bacon, continue cooking and stirring often to keep from burning bacon, until liquid turns amber. Remove from heat.
  • 5Carefully stir in Vanilla and Baking Soda, immediately. Mixture will foam up in pan.
  • 6Pour mixture on to prepared baking sheet, spread evenly immediately. Then set aside until completely cooled.
  • 7Gently break brittle into pieces and enjoy.

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About Bacon Brittle

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American