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Canadian Maple Bacon Cupcake Recipe

| April 10, 2015 | 13 Comments

Canadian Maple Bacon Cupcake Recipe

Did you ever think that bacon and maple syrup combined together could make a sweet and delicious cupcake? An awesome recipe that you can make all year round, but especially during the maple syrup season. Why not purchase some maple syrup at your favourite local sugar bush to create this all Canadian cupcake! It certainly can be served with brunch or for a birthday party.

Batter Ingredients

12 tablespoons butter at room temperature
12 tablespoon bacon drippings (solid)
1 egg
5 tablespoons brown sugar
4 tablespoons maple syrup
14 cups self rising flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
12 teaspoon baking powder
tiny pinch salt
14 cup milk
14 cup of cooked minced bacon

Maple Bacon inprocess 5 (Medium)

Directions for Batter

1.Cook a pound of  bacon in a fry pan.
2.Reserve the drippings and place in the fridge to solidify.
3.Mince 1/4 a cup of the bacon.
4.Beat the butter and solidified bacon fat until light and creamy.
5.Add the brown sugar and maple syrup and beat well until combined.
6.Add the egg and beat until incorporated.
7.Sift the flour, salt, baking soda and powder together.
8.Add some of the flour and mix, then some of the milk.
9.Continue to alternate the dry and wet ingredients, ending with the dry.
10.Mix until just combined.
11.Fold in the bacon.
12.Taste and add more maple syrup, flour, or milk if needed for desired taste.
13.Scoop into cupcake papers.
14.Bake at 350 F for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
15.tate the pan after the first 15 minutes for even baking.

Maple Bacon inprocess (Small)

Maple Syrup frosting

Ingredients

4 tablespoons of butter
2 tablespoons of maple syrup
1 cup of powdered sugar.

Directions for Frosting

1.Beat the syrup and butter until combined.
2.Add the sugar, a bit at a time.
3.Whip at high speeds until combined.
4.Pipe or spread onto cupcakes.

Canadian Maple Bacon Cupcake

Canadian Maple Bacon Cupcake
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Batter Ingredients
  1. 4 1⁄2 tablespoons butter at room temperature
  2. 1⁄2 tablespoon bacon drippings (solid)
  3. 1 egg
  4. 5 tablespoons brown sugar
  5. 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  6. 1 1⁄4 cups self rising flour
  7. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  8. 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
  9. tiny pinch salt
  10. 1⁄4 cup milk
  11. 1⁄4 cup of cooked minced bacon
Maple Syrup frosting
  1. Ingredients
  2. 4 tablespoons of butter
  3. 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  4. 1 cup of powdered sugar.
Directions for Batter
  1. Cook a pound of bacon in a fry pan.
  2. Reserve the drippings and place in the fridge to solidify.
  3. Mince 1/4 a cup of the bacon.
  4. Beat the butter and solidified bacon fat until light and creamy.
  5. Add the brown sugar and maple syrup and beat well until combined.
  6. Add the egg and beat until incorporated.
  7. Sift the flour, salt, baking soda and powder together.
  8. Add some of the flour and mix, then some of the milk.
  9. Continue to alternate the dry and wet ingredients, ending with the dry.
  10. Mix until just combined.
  11. Fold in the bacon.
  12. Taste and add more maple syrup, flour, or milk if needed for desired taste.
  13. Scoop into cupcake papers.
  14. Bake at 350 F for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  15. Rotate the pan after the first 15 minutes for even baking.
Directions for Frosting
  1. Beat the syrup and butter until combined.
  2. Add the sugar, a bit at a time.
  3. Whip at high speeds until combined.
  4. Pipe or spread onto cupcakes.
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  1. Lynda Cook says:

    These look so good and tasty, a true Canadian cupcake that’s for sure!!

  2. KD says:

    I’ve never thought of putting bacon on a cupcake, but these would have been a hit when my friend had her “baconfest” party.

  3. Debbie S. says:

    I think my family would be in total awe with these. Thank you for sharing. I am pinning.

  4. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    This is most definitely a man’s cupcake lol

  5. Anne Taylor says:

    This is my kind of cupcake! (and now I want to taste one) lol

  6. kathy downey says:

    Wow..tasty I want that cupcake!

  7. Caroline says:

    WHAT?! This sounds insanely good!

  8. kathy downey says:

    OMG this was the tastiest cupcake I ever ate

  9. Victoria Ess says:

    This sounds delicious! I need to try!

  10. Treen Goodwin says:

    oh delish , these would be awesome …def gonna make them , thanks for sharing !

  11. Amy Lovell says:

    This sounds interesting!!! I will def have to try these! thanks!

  12. Debbie White Beattie says:

    The picture of the cupcake looks absolutely delectable. I’ve never seen a recipe like this one but the combination sounds delicious.

  13. Janet M says:

    Fascinating recipe. I will give it a try. Thank you.

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