March 2nd, 2009 14:42 EST
Brownies + Bacon + Apple Cinnamon = A+
We are proud to announce that Bacon Freak has recently scored another Top Ten victory with our delightful little treat called Bubba`s Butcher Block Bacon Brownies!
Wow, it seems like pretty much everyone and their cousin is riding high on the Bacon Bonbon Bandwagon " lately. It seems like every prominent chef and posh restaurant is coming up with one deliciously decadent dessert after another made with humankind`s all-time favorite flavor, bacon.
Not to be outdone at our very own game, in our very own pig pen, we Baconistas " here at www.BaconFreak.com came up with our very own amazingly outrageous dessert that combines one of Bacon Freaks most popular gourmet bacons with one of the worlds all time favorite dessert treats.
Our efforts did not go unnoticed or unrewarded, and for the very first time in history, a dessert item actually made it into the final Top Ten list of best bacon oriented meals.
We are now perfectly pleased and proud as punch to present to you, Bubba`s Butcher Block - Apple Cinnamon Bacon " in what we couldn`t help but logically call Bubba`s Butcher Block Bacon Brownies, or what most of our members and customers simply refer to as Bacon Freak Bacon Brownies.
You absolutely have to check these out for yourself and be sure to use the correct bacon, as the flavor is definitely not the same without the gourmet sweet, salted sizzle with the perfect blend of cinnamon and apple. Enjoy!
1 lb. - Bubba`s Butcher Block: Apple Cinnamon Bacon. (http://www.cvwine.com/shop/bacon/home.html)
1 Box - premixed Brownie Mix. (Premium Quality Gourmet Mixes definitely blow the cheap, mass produced or generic brands completely out of the barn-yard.)
2 - 4 Large AAA Eggs (Depending on what the brownie mix that you choose calls for / We Prefer Brown Eggs)
1-2 splashes of Gourmet Olive Oil (We Prefer Coastal Vineyards Gourmet Olive Oil - http://www.cvwine.com/oliveoil/home.html )
Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees
Lay your bacon out in a large baking pan blanketed with a layer of aluminum foil.
Place the bacon in the oven for approximately 3 minutes.
You are NOT seeking to fully cook the bacon to completion at this point, simply to partially cook it to the point where it is lightly browned and slightly crispy.
Remove the bacon from the oven and allow it to cool on a plate lined with paper towels in order to drain off any excess bacon grease.
Pour off the bacon grease into a sink and directly down the drain with very HOT water running to avoid a drain clog when the grease cools and hardens.
Rinse the pan off with very hot water and dry with paper towels.
Prepare the Brownie mix by following the instructions on the box, combining the mix with the proper amount of eggs, olive oil and water as called for in the mixes instructions.
Lightly coat the pan with a generous amount of olive oil.
After the brownie batter is mixed, pour half of it into the pan.
Add as much of the bacon to the batter as meets your fancy.
Place the remainder of the bacon is an air tight container and save for a salad, BLT or any other meal that includes bacon (Don`t they ALL?)
Pour the rest of the brownie batter on top of the bacon, being certain to cover it all.
Bake the Brownie Bacon mix in the oven for as long as that particular brand of Brownie mix instructs, approximately 22 to 25 minutes, depending on how soft or hard you like your brownies.
Allow the brownies to cool and harden for 10 minutes.
Cut the brownies into square or, if you are truly artistic and have a little extra time on your hand, any ornate design of your choice, I prefer the shape of Pigs wearing top hats and dancing with a cane, but squares are OK too. ;-)
Signing off at Pigging out!
Rocco "Boss Hog" Loosbrock
(SOP readers use coupon code SOP to get 10% off your next Bacon order)
Rocco owns and runs a Bacon of the Month Club called The Bacon Freak Bacon is Meat Candy Bacon Club as well as a Wine Club called the Coastal Vineyard Wine Club