Greetings Fellow Baconians from the kitchen at Castle Baconia – I am your King of Bacon….Teddy…. and have I got a recipe for you!
Yes – we have done a similar recipe before on a Saturday morning – a cinnamon bacon roll – but this is a little different and a lot of fun to make too. I know you’re up for a challenge – after all you are BACONIANS and citizens of Baconia are brave bakers! You’ve gotta try this one – including the twisting part – that’s important for mixing the flavors up and it sure makes the texture better.
Bacon-Cinnamon Breakfast Twist
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons real maple syrup
1 can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, cooled
1/3 cup precooked bacon, chopped (4 strips) (AND BEFORE YOU ASK ME – OF COURSE YOU CAN HAVE MORE BACON IN THIS RECIPE IF YOU WANT TO!!
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9×5-inch loaf pan with foil, extending up and over sides. Spray with cooking spray.
In small bowl, mix brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the maple syrup until well mixed. Lightly sprinkle large cutting board with flour. Unroll pizza dough on board. Reserve 2 teaspoons of the melted butter. Brush remaining butter evenly on dough to within 1/2 inch of short sides. Sprinkle brown sugar mixture and bacon evenly over butter. Starting with short side, roll up; pinch edge to seal. Place seam side down on cutting board. With serrated knife, cut roll in half lengthwise, forming 2 strips. Place cut side up. Carefully overlap strips 2 to 3 times to form twist. Press ends to seal. Place in pan. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until deep golden brown and no longer doughy in center. Cover with foil last 5 to 10 minutes of bake time to prevent overbrowning. Remove to cooling rack. Cool 15 minutes. Carefully lift out of pan using sides of foil. Place on cutting board; remove foil.
Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir 2 teaspoons reserved melted butter, remaining 3 tablespoons maple syrup, the powdered sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt until smooth. Drizzle over twist. Serve warm.
Are your mouths watering yet?????
Wait- that’s more like “foaming at the mouth” than watering!!!!!
You know there are an endless number of recipes “out there” involving bacon and I look for FUN ones to share with you and with my Mom who makes most of these recipes just because we are BACON FREAKS at my house but also because she and I won’t recommend something we don’t think is yummy. This one we have tried and Mom and both declared it a WINNER.
So give this a whirl on a weekend and see if it isn’t a hit at your house too. I bet you it will be! Also, remember, recipes are “guidelines” – if you need to substitute something that works just as well – do it. Make it yours. You have the permission of the KING (and his Mom).
Until Next Saturday! Keep on Bakin’ in Baconia!!
It’s so GOOD to be King!!!!!