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Easy Maple Bacon - Canada Day Treats

This is a recipe for the easiest maple bacon and an excuse to use maple syrup and bacon for a Canada Day treat.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1
Cost $5/3€


  • 125 g bacon
  • 25 g real maple syrup (1tbsp + 1tsp)


  • Set the oven to 350°F/175°C. Line a tray with aluminum foil.
    A tray with aluminum foil on it.
  • Line up the bacon without it overlapping.
    Bacon lined up on a tray.
  • Brush the bacon with the maple syrup. Flip over the bacon and brush the other side.
    Brushing the bacon with maple syrup.
  • Bake for 15-30 minutes depending on the size of your bacon. Turn the tray after 10 minutes.
    Mine took exactly 20 minutes but it was pretty thin bacon.
  • Let the bacon cool on the rack for 5 minutes to allow the sugar to harden.
    The bacon finished on the resting track.
  • Enjoy with pancakes, breakfast or my favourite, a maple bacon BLT!
    Maple bacon sitting on a wooden board.


Your bacon may need longer if it's thicker. Mine was pretty thin and 20 minutes seemed to be the sweet spot. You'll want to start checking the bacon after about 15 minutes of cooking.
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