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Bakin’ With Bacon and the King!

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Hello Citizens of Baconia!   It’s time to join me in the Castle kitchen for another recipe!

Now you know I always try (or at least almost always try) to give you an EASY PEASY recipe.    This one certainly has a lot more STEPS and maybe a few more INGREDIENTS than usual but it actually is easy and not only that, it’s incredibly delicious so that has to count for something right?????

Maple-Bacon-Pecan-Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

Ingredients
  • 10 slices bacon, cooked and finely crumbled
  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 (8 count) cans Pillsbury Grands refrigerated cinnamon rolls
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 6 tablespoon pure maple syrup, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • Cinnamon roll icing from above listed canned cinnamon rolls

Instructions

  1. Grease your bundt cake pan with nonstick cooking spray WITH flour or grease and flour your pan. Set aside.
  2. Add bacon, pecans, sugar and cinnamon to a large bowl and stir to evenly combine. Add half of the mixture to a large freezer size bag. Set aside.
  3. Cut each cinnamon roll into 4 quarters, then roll each quarter into a ball.
  4. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large microwave safe bowl. Stir in 3 tablespoons maple syrup. Add half of the dough balls and gently toss to coat with a spatula. Remove balls from butter/maple mixture and add to sugar/bacon/pecan freezer bag and toss to coat. Arrange coated balls in the bottom of your bundt pan and sprinkle any remaining pecans/bacon/sugar from the bag on top.
  5. Repeat process by adding all remaining dough balls to remaining butter/maple mixture and gently toss to coat. Add balls to freezer bag along with remaining cinnamon/sugar/bacon/pecan mixture and toss to coat. Layer coated balls in your bundt pan and sprinkle with any remaining pecans/bacon/sugar from the bag.
  6. Melt 1/4 cup butter in microwave safe bowl. Stir in 3 tablespoons maple syrup and 1/2 cup brown sugar and stir until smooth. Pour evenly over dough balls.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30- 32 minutes or until balls are cooked through. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  8. Invert onto a serving plate and drizzle with pre-packaged icing when ready to serve..

I can hear you  now saying – GOSH THIS IS A LOT OF TROUBLE…………………trust me – you won’t even think about how much trouble it might have been to make this as you’re enjoying it with your morning coffee (or your after dinner liqueur says Mom).     This is really one very yummy treat.

MY ALL TIME FAVORITE!

My work here is done – now I’m going to have some monkey bread!

It’s good to be King – I get to sample all my own recipes!   Happy Caturday!  

Bring on the Bacon!

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It’s Been A Tough Week

(not really but it got your attention – right???)

It’s BACON day……..

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I not only “has a happy” I has a brand new Bacon Meme that my buddy Toby from The Wrecking Crew  made for me!    Whatcha think?   I’ll add it to my growing collection of bacon memes from my friends…………..If you click on the Meme it will go to Toby’s blog (just in case you don’t know him – you can visit him!):

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Toby and I are both ginger doods……He’s on the LEFT and I’m in my King of Baconia crown on the right! 

AND, I also received a photo from my Auntie Carol (my Mom’s sister) showing that her shih-Tzu Toby (yes another Toby!) is becoming a real bacon lover too…………he seems to be QUITE fascinated by the commercial on his TV!

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Looks like the wonderfulness of bacon has made it’s way into my Cousin’s home in W. Virginia…………………….!

THANK YOU MISS SABINA FROM THE WRECKING CREW AND THANK YOU AUNTIE CAROL !

NOT AT MY HOUSE!!!!!

NOT AT MY HOUSE!!!!!

This is one of our favorite graphics......makes me giggle and proves there's no shortage here!

This is one of our favorite graphics……makes me giggle and proves there’s no shortage here!

The weekend is off to a roaring start – our temperature has dropped a bit and the humidity has come down a lot and we can BREATHE outside again (that THICK air is tough on an old guy like me!) – so yesterday I spent a lot of time on the front porch snoozing………..Today I plan on doing the same thing.

Mom! That's not ME - that's the sleeping cat sculpture!

Mom! That’s not ME – that’s the sleeping cat sculpture!

Silly Mom…………..this is me checking out a possible nap spot for today’s nap sessions on the porch………..

Maybe here?

Maybe here?

But right now, I think I’ll go back to the kitchen to see if my bacon is ready…………………Mom’s making those adorable bacon-pancake thingies – you remember the ones?

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Hmm….on second thought maybe I should try one of those pancake thingies with bacon in it……………….could be good……………maybe with a tiny dab of maple syrup on it???   Yah I know I shouldn’t have sugar but a TINY DROP won’t hurt!!!!

Happy Saturday !!!!!!

Happy Saturday !!!!!!

Bonjour……..!  Monsieur Bacon Boy!

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If you’re as CRAZY for bacon as I am – join my club!   This is our official badge!

Extreme Bacon Saturday

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Bacon Saturday! 

I think this may be a bit over the top

yet I couldn’t resist –

what do you think???

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A bacon cheeseburger bed

with a “side” order of

bacon cheeseburger pillow!   

WOO WOO

The Extreme Baconator, Sammy

P.S.  Thanks to everyone for playing along with My Three Moggies and ME on “Show Us Your Paw” Day!  

It was tons of fun – APAWS to all of you who joined in!!