Bourbon Bacon Jam Recipe
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 1 cup
A sweet and tangy bacon condiment
  • 1 pound uncooked sliced bacon, cut into small pieces
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • ½ cup strongly brewed coffee
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 teaspoons Tabasco Brand Garlic Pepper Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • Tiny pinch of ground cloves
  1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon until cooked and brown. Transfer the bacon to a plate lined with a paper towel.
  2. Carefully remove all the oil from the pan except for one tablespoon. Add the onions and cook for 5 minutes until soft. Then add the coffee, vinegar, sugar, molasses, and Tabasco Brand Garlic Pepper Sauce.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil and add the bacon back. Reduce the temperature to low and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat.
  4. Add the maple syrup, bourbon, and cloves. Scrape everything from the bottom of the pan and stir. Allow the mixture to cool before serving.
Recipe by Savory Sweet Life at