The presentation of Steve's Guinness and Chocolate Bread Pudding was somewhat lacking. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with parchment paper, allowing 2 inches of overhang on 2 opposite sides. Either not cooked enough, or overcooked and split. I had about three bites of each of those. It’s a perfect match of sweetness to the saltiness of the crumbled bacon folded in the batter. Mix until combined, about 15 seconds. . Barbara had a great round, her Red Velvet Roulade with a hint of rose really impressed the judges, and it was rather striking. It was also a good excuse to pair the brownies up with Nadia's ridiculously delicious bacon chocolate which means I could play with my tempering machine. Steve, I'm sure your brood of kids will be happy to have you back and baking for them, but you will also be missed! 1/2 lb. Now's not the time to start slipping! YUM! Not all at once, I kept pouring a shot to sip on, but all by myself. ), but I find that men who are just baking dabblers tend to be a little more rough and rugged in their approach, from they way they mix things up to the way they present their dish. And let me just tell you. Sweet and Savory Bacon Dishes. 4 Tablespoons bourbon (or you can dilute it and use 2 T bourbon and 2 T water) Jack Daniel's Honey Whiskey. I do not represent GIBO in any official manner, I'm doing this purely in my own capacity as a baking obsessed blogger who loves the Bake Off franchise. Good news, my friends: It’s all three in one delicious concoction! Fresh from the oven. Bourbon Bacon Brownies. 4 Tbsp Maple Syrup. She forgot to grease the tin for her baked cheesecake and when she finally managed to free it from the pan, the pastry sides cracked and the whole thing was ready to fall apart. I just realized after posting my food porn on FB that I don’t actually have this recipe on this blog. Tom was asked to hang his apron up in episode three leaving us with nine contestants, and those remaining walked straight into a Technical Bake this week. Even though slightly more Swiss roll that roulade, I think it would make a gorgeous Christmas dessert! Finely chop the bacon. I don't have much of a sweet tooth, but there are four kinds of cake I cannot resist: Although I'm a curmudgeon when it comes to hot weather, I'm not against all things summer. Why? I guess she burnt her ginger bridges with the judges and I'm really bummed to see her going. 1 cup Granulated Sugar. After a nap, I broke into the Bacon Bourbon Brownies. I think the sweetness just melded better. Bake for about 50 minutes, until the brownies are set around the edges but slightly wobbly in the center; a toothpick inserted into the center should have some batter clinging to it. Cover a baking pan with aluminum foil. I think I would have had the same problem, I would have waited too long for it to thicken up quite a bit, not knowing it wasn't meant to, then ended up with elderflower scrambled eggs. Most of the custards disappointed the judges. Brownies can be slightly underdone and gooey. What do you think? Because of this, it didn't actually impart any bacon goodness to the brownie itself. Cut into 1-inch squares. I just love the stuff. Well done Will! I think there’s just too much non sweetened chocolate (i.e the cocoa powder, unsweetened chocolate bars and bittersweet chocolate) for one recipe. And now, here it is, a Boozey Bourbon (whiskey) Bacon Brownie Beast of a dessert recipe! I absolutely loved the zig-zagging of Will's tear 'n share bread, as he said, it looked like an accordian. Bacon Bourbon Brownies. Awfully dense. It definitely involved some marzipan and was held together with butter-and-sugar spackle. Take off the heat and stir in the whiskey, bacon and walnuts and then set aside to cool. 2 tsp Vanilla Extract. An entire pan of almost-right brownies were aborted and I started all over again. 300g Good Quality Dark Chocolate. Beat in the bourbon. To enhance the smoky flavor, she mixes some of the bacon fat into the batter. Now that's some good stuff! I also overbaked that first batch. If you find whiskey too strong and smokey, JD's honey whiskey is smooth and just a touch sweet. Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less, Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes For People Who Love To Eat, Well Fed: Paleo Recipes For People Who Love To Eat, Some links on this site may be affiliate links. (On that note, apologies for any fuzzy photos, I may have been slightly tipsy at the time, hah! Transfer the pan to a rack and let the brownies cool completely. And for sugar-loving Paul to say something is too sweet, well, it's just too sweet. Lift the brownies out of the pan using the parchment paper. Wooden spoon? bacon (recommended: Oscar Mayer center cut, thick) 1/2 cup chopped pecans. 200g Hickory Smoked Bacon. ); and tastes of many different kinds of dessert. It *is* a badass pan. Back to Bacon-Bourbon Brownies with Pecans. (I baked for 20 minutes and next time, I will definitely check the oven at 15. That sounds like such a fun way to celebrate the first day of the year! Keep the bourbon! Gently fold in the nuts and bacon. Pour brownie batter into a lightly greased 8 x 8-inch pan. Place chopped pecans in a small bowl and add enough bourbon to just cover them. Mmmm. I enjoyed a fair amount of indulgence on Thanksgiving, and I savored every bite. My resulting brownies did not taste strongly of bacon, but were very rich, chewy, and flavorful. Everybody understands the stuggle of getting dinner on the table after a long day. Offers may be subject to change without notice. © 2015 Well Fed. (I would say so, as the custard they poured onto the example pudding looked more crème anglaise rather than thick custard.) The brownies were as brownies should be, rich chocolate and fudgey (I'm a gooey or fudgy girl) and you'd get hits of bacon goodness each time you bit into a chunk of candied yumminess. Cool in refrigerator completely before slicing and serving. For an easy supper that you can depend on, we picked out some of our tried-and-true favorites that have gotten us through even the busiest of days. My favorite surprised me: the Passion Fruit Macaroon seen below. I’m not too proud to admit that after dinner, Dave and I took a brief stroll by the lake that was cut short by my inability to breath around my “snake that just ate a goat” tummy. I've fancied them up a little bit and transformed them into more than just a tray baked treat, instead they're now all dressed up and dessert ready. In a skillet, cook the bacon over moderate heat, turning once, until crisp, 6 minutes. Melding the melted chocolate with the sugar and eggs. Unfortunately we weren't shown the extent of the critique other than Paul calling it bland and not being impressed with the presentation. When about half the bourbon has been absorbed by the pecans, use a slotted spoon to transfer them to a baking sheet. I've had to put it out of sight because even after baking I kept sneaking a swig. I like the edges a lot, so I tried the Baker’s Edge pan. (Okay, that's my last nasty custard comment!). So it was Bourbon vs Whiskey. And sadly, the flavours didn't help it. Smokey vs Sweet. Over powerful and tasted too much like dark chocolate. Bake until slightly puffed and a toothpick insered in the center comes out with a small amount of sticky crumbs clinging to it. FAIL! as the recipe stated.) I had a tiny food related orgasm while reading this post…. You should know the drill by now. Makes +- 16 portions depending on square sizes. You did brilliantly! Tweet. Drain on paper towels and let cool; reserve 3 tablespoons of the fat. So I went through my mail, found the link he'd sent, and made it my weekend's baking mission. Oh, Santa . 3 tbsp bourbon; 5 strips cooked bacon, chopped; 1 cup small marshmallows; Preheat oven to 350 and lightly grease an 8X8 baking pan. It wasn't, just expensive to make and no exceptional taste. Mmmm…..what more could a girl ask for? Set aside to cool. It's not that I don't think men can't bake, clearly they can (GIBO anyone? . Bourbon Bacon Brownies & Ep 4 of the Great Irish Bake Off, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, Heat a pan on medium high heat and add a small splash of oil, Fry the diced bacon until crispy and golden, Turn the heat down to medium and add the maple syrup, Stir bacon around until it's all coated with syrup, Cook for about 1-2 minutes, until the bacon is sticky with maple syrup, Remove from heat and pour the candied bacon onto parchment paper, use a wooden spoon or fork to spread the bits around (don't use your fingers!