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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Course Appetizer, condiment, Snack
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 lb sliced Maple bacon cut into one inch pieces
  • 1 sweet onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 2 T light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup bourbon


  • Cooked diced bacon over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Pour off bacon grease from skillet, reserving 2 T.
  • Cook onion until soft, 5-8 minutes, then add garlic and cook 1 more minute. Return bacon to skillet with remaining ingredients and let simmer on very low heat for 3-4 hours, stirring occasionally, until liquid has reduced and mixture is jam like.
  • Transfer to a lidded jar and refrigerate for up to 1 month. Makes 1 cup
Keyword bacon jam