Homemade Maple-Espresso Bacon
Homemade Maple-Espresso Bacon
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    This homemade bacon recipe is made with pork belly and cured with maple syrup and espresso. It makes the best DIY bacon.

    Ingredients

    • 5 to 6 pounds skinless pork belly
    • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup maple syrup
    • 1/4 cup kosher salt
    • 1/4 cup instant espresso powder
    • 2 teaspoons Insta-Cure Salt #1
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/4 to 1/2 cup water
    • Hickory or applewood sawdust, chips, chunks, or bisquettes

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 5
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 3086 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 300 g 462.3%
    • Saturated Fat: 113 g 564.07%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 385 mg 128.45%
    • Sodium: 4782 mg 199.27%
    • Calcium: 30 mg 2.96%
    • Potassium: 73 mg 2.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 27.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.81%
    • Sugar: 32 g
    • Protein: 56 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2.4%
    • Vitamin C 2.44%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat57
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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