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Maple Bacon Sandwich

Moccona Coffee & Maple Bacon Sandwiches

Swah
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 4

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
  • 100 g 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

Instructions
 

Coffee and Maple Bacon

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

For the Cream Cheese Spread

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

For the Sandwich Assembly

  • Slice the sourdough toast and toast lightly.
  • 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.
  • Enjoy!