Bacon & Apples Foster

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Bacon & Apples Foster Recipe | snappygourmet.comBacon & Apples Foster recipe for you today! I think you’re going to love this quick and easy dessert recipe that is a twist on the popular New Orleans dessert Bananas Foster! This Bacon & Apples Foster dessert is similar to Bananas Foster, but with apples and Jones Dairy Farm bacon! You may think I’m crazy adding bacon to this ice cream dessert, but trust me, you will want seconds and maybe even thirds!

Bacon & Apples Foster Recipe | snappygourmet.comBananas Foster has always been one of  my favorite desserts. I thought it would be fun twist using apples, rum, and BACON! Hard not to like bacon, isn’t it? If you haven’t tried bacon in dessert recipes, I strongly recommend trying it. The bacon adds a salty flavor and crispy texture to desserts and the perfect addition to the apples and ice cream in these Bacon & Apples Foster desserts.

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Bacon & Apples Foster Recipe | snappygourmet.comReady to start this Bacon & Apples Foster dessert? Start with some Jones Dairy Farm bacon. I cut the bacon slices in half so that they would fit better in my pan. Cook the bacon a few minutes per side or until crispy. Remove, and chop.

Bacon & Apples Foster Recipe | snappygourmet.comWhile the bacon is cooking, peel, core, and slice your apples. You can use your favorite baking apple.

Bacon & Apples Foster Recipe | snappygourmet.comReserve a little bit of the bacon grease in the pan, then drain the rest. Add the butter and apples to the pan. Cook the apples until they begin to soften then add the brown sugar, maple syrup, rum, cider, and cinnamon. Simmer until apples are soft.

Bacon & Apples Foster Recipe | snappygourmet.comLet the apples cool a bit, then serve with vanilla ice cream and chopped bacon. Lots of chopped bacon. :)

Bacon & Apples Foster Recipe | snappygourmet.comAnd there you have it…Bacon & Apples Foster! This is the perfect summer into fall dessert. Lots of fall flavors yet still cook enough for warm temperatures. You will wow your family and guests with the bacon crumbles! Enjoy!

Bacon & Apples Foster Recipe | snappygourmet.com

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Bacon & Apples Foster
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
Fun twist on Bananas Foster!
Ingredients
  • 8 slices Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 small apples; peeled, cored, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup dark rum
  • ¼ cup cider
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • vanilla ice cream
Instructions
  1. Place a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the bacon about 3-6 minutes per side or until crispy. Cook in batches if necessary. Remove bacon from pan and drain on paper towels. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon fat in pan, discard the rest. Chop bacon, set aside.
  2. Place the skillet back over medium heat. Add butter to pan with the bacon fat. Once melted, add apples, stir to combine and cook about 4-6 minutes or until apples begin to soften. Add brown sugar, maple syrup, rum, cider, and cinnamon; stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then simmer about 10-15 minutes or until liquid has reduced slightly and apples are soft. Cool slightly.
  3. Place apples and sauce in small serving bowls and top with ice cream and chopped bacon.
Notes
SNAPPY TIPS: Be sure apples are soft before serving.

SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: Instead of apples, you could substitute pears. Instead of rum, you could substitute cider.

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