What I’m Baking: Bacon Bread

I was reading through an old recipe book that I bought at the thrift store and saw this recipe for Bacon Bread.

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Our family loves all things bacon.  If it wasn’t so expensive I think we might even declare bacon as a food group.  Anyway, I wanted to give it a try.  (Ignore the picture of my oven.  My true confession is the reason I can get so much sewing done is that I ignore my oven-no joke)  Anyway…it made a really thick batter.

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…and baked, it turned out like this….

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The family consensus was…it was okay.  We tried to eat it as it but I don’t think it’s meant to be eaten like this.  I think it’s meant to be a dipping bread kind of like beer bread is.  With a good creamy dip, I think I’d like it much better.  As is, it was a little plain.  I’m not running out and making copies of the recipe but I’ll likely try it again when I make some type of dip.

Anyone care to chime in and let us know if you make a bread like this and if you serve it with a dip?  Inquiring minds would like to know.

 

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6 thoughts on “What I’m Baking: Bacon Bread

  1. Susan the Farm Quilter

    Could you use the bread to make French Toast? With maple syrup it would be sweet and savory.

  2. Penny

    My family loves bacon, also! I was very excited to find a recipe for Bacon Muffins with almost the same ingredients! When I made the muffins my family was not impressed!

  3. Penny

    Forgot to mention we tried putting strawberry jam & some even added butter with the jam on the Bacon Muffins & the muffins were still just too flavorless & boring. In fact one family member asked if I had left out any ingredients when making the muffins.

  4. Kathy

    I was excited to read it was “Bacon Bread” but sad to see it wasn’t well received! :( I like the idea of adding cheese, that might up the flavor. Using it for French toast was also interesting.

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