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Candied Bacon Red Velvet Doughnuts

Valentines Day Recipe, Doughnut Recipe, Bacon Recipe

Yes, you read that right... Bacon and Doughnuts brought to you by the talented @ibake.yeg just in time for Valentine's Day.

Preparation time: 
40 Minutes
Cooking time: 
18 Minutes
Servings: 
6 Doughnuts
Ingredients: 

Doughnuts:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoon cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
1 egg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon red food colouring
 

Doughnut Glaze:
2 1/2 oz cream cheese
2 1/2 tablespoons butter (room temperature)
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon cream or milk

Candied Bacon
4 thick strips of Grimms Double Smoked Side Bacon 
4 tablespoons of brown sugar
 

Preparation: 

Doughnuts
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease doughnut pan.
2. In a bowl, mix together flour, brown sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
3. In another bowl mix together melted butter, egg, buttermilk, vanilla and red food colouring. Ensure that all ingredients have been well incorporated.
4. Pour dry ingredients into wet and mix. Once again ensure that all ingredients have been well incorporated. Make sure not to over mix.
5. Pour doughnut batter into doughnuts tray.
6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean approximately 10 to 12 minutes.
7. Allow doughnuts to cool in doughnut tray and then remove from tray and place on the cooling rack.

Doughnut Glaze
1. In a stand mixer whip together room temperature cream cheese and room temperature butter.
2. Add powdered sugar 1/4 cup at a time
3. Add vanilla
4. Add cream. You may add more cream to thin out glaze until you reached your desired consistency. Add in 1/2 tablespoons increments.

Candied Bacon
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line baking tray with parchment paper.
2. Place Grimms Double Smoked Side Bacon strips on parchment paper and top each strip with 1 tablespoon of brown sugar.
3. Cook bacon for approximately 5 -7 mins and then flip over and cook for approximately an additional 5 minutes.
4. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Once cooled chop up bacon.

Assembling the doughnuts:
1. Once doughnuts have completely cooled dip doughnuts into the glaze and place back onto the cooling rack.
2. Sprinkle with Grimms Double Smoked candied bacon
 

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Candied Bacon Red Velvet Doughnuts

Valentines Day Recipe, Doughnut Recipe, Bacon Recipe
Preparation time:
40 Minutes
Cooking time:
18 Minutes
Servings:
6 Doughnuts
Product(s) used:
Double Smoked Side Bacon
Description:

Yes, you read that right... Bacon and Doughnuts brought to you by the talented @ibake.yeg just in time for Valentine's Day.

Preparation:

Doughnuts
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease doughnut pan.
2. In a bowl, mix together flour, brown sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
3. In another bowl mix together melted butter, egg, buttermilk, vanilla and red food colouring. Ensure that all ingredients have been well incorporated.
4. Pour dry ingredients into wet and mix. Once again ensure that all ingredients have been well incorporated. Make sure not to over mix.
5. Pour doughnut batter into doughnuts tray.
6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean approximately 10 to 12 minutes.
7. Allow doughnuts to cool in doughnut tray and then remove from tray and place on the cooling rack.

Doughnut Glaze
1. In a stand mixer whip together room temperature cream cheese and room temperature butter.
2. Add powdered sugar 1/4 cup at a time
3. Add vanilla
4. Add cream. You may add more cream to thin out glaze until you reached your desired consistency. Add in 1/2 tablespoons increments.

Candied Bacon
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line baking tray with parchment paper.
2. Place Grimms Double Smoked Side Bacon strips on parchment paper and top each strip with 1 tablespoon of brown sugar.
3. Cook bacon for approximately 5 -7 mins and then flip over and cook for approximately an additional 5 minutes.
4. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Once cooled chop up bacon.

Assembling the doughnuts:
1. Once doughnuts have completely cooled dip doughnuts into the glaze and place back onto the cooling rack.
2. Sprinkle with Grimms Double Smoked candied bacon