Moccona Coffee & Maple Bacon Sandwiches

Community Recipe from @loveswah See recipe details

Ingredients

  • 8 slices of thick cut bacon
  • 3 Tbsp Moccona Classic Roast Instant coffee
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsps brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp boiling water
  • 100g soft cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp of lemon juice
  • Pinch of chill flakes
  • Sourdough bread, toasted
  • A big handful of rocket

Method

Coffee and Maple Bacon

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Mix together the Moccona coffee, maple syrup, brown sugar and water in a small bowl until combined.
  3. Arrange the bacon on the baking tray and brush on half of the maple and coffee mixture using a pastry brush.
  4. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, then flip each slice of bacon over. Brush on the remaining maple and coffee mixture.
  5. Put the tray back in the oven and bake for another 10-15 minutes until browned and crisp.
  6. Allow to cool slightly before removing the bacon from the pan.

For the Cream Cheese Spread

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the softened cream cheese, lemon zest, lemon juice and chill flakes. Set aside.

For the Sandwich Assembly

  1. Slice the sourdough toast and toast lightly.
  2. Spread the cream cheese mixture generously on one side of the bread, add a few slices of bacon and top with rocket and the other slice of toasted bread.
  3. Enjoy!