Keto Candied Bacon. You’re missing out if you’ve never had candied bacon. It’s fatty, salty, and sweet. This is a great side/a treat all itself!
WHAT IS KETO CANDIED BACON?
A sweet, delicious treat that’s super easy to make.
WHAT IS MONK FRUIT?
Otherwise known in China as “luo han guo,”, Monk fruit is a member of the gourd family. The fruits are such without fructose/sucrose and are naturally sweet.
Instead, which are naturally sweet but are chemically different than sugar, the fruits contain something called mogrosides.
WHY IS IT BETTER?
It has no glycemic index is the reason monk fruit is one of the best sweeteners for anyone looking to reduce their sugar and carbohydrate intake.
Simply put, this means on your blood sugar, ingesting monk fruit has no effect whatsoever. On a ketogenic or low-carb diet, no rise in blood sugar is exactly what you are aiming for.
Your body isn’t signaled to store the food you are eating as fat without a rise in blood sugar. This is one of the major factors in weight gain and carbohydrate-based diets.
STORING KETO CANDIED BACON
It is a bit different than you might expect. Candied bacon doesn’t have to be refrigerated after being cooked and cooled.
However, in an airtight container or Ziploc bag, it does need to be kept. For up to 3 days before it needs to be discarded, it can be easily kept at room temperature.
Note: It doesn’t need to be reheated after the bacon cools, so eating leftovers will be done at room temperature.
WHAT TO EAT KETO CANDIED BACON WITH
One of the most perfect keto snacks/treats you can make. Delicious, flavorful, sweet, and fatty!
CAN I SEASON MY CANDIED BACON?
You absolutely can! you can season your keto candied bacon with any number of seasonings as it all depends on what your tastes and preferences are.
Here are a few ideas you might consider.
Spicy dry mustard
TOOLS USED TO MAKE CANDIED BACON
- Silicone Baking Liner
- 1 lbs bacon
- 1/3 cups Lakanto Golden Monkfruit Sweetener
- fresh ground black pepper
- Preheat oven to 350°F
- On a baking sheet, place bacon strips, preferably lined with a silicone baking liner.
- On each bacon strip, sprinkle black pepper and sweetener.
- For FIFTEEN minutes, place in the oven.
- All slices of bacon, remove and flip; sprinkle again with sweetener and black pepper.
- Until pieces are well cooked, bake for another FIFTEEN minutes.
- Eat and enjoy!
Serving Size 3 slices
Amount Per Serving
Total Fat 8g