Our Best Bacon Breakfast Round Up

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Ahh bacon — the sizzling smell that will get even the latest of sleepers to rise from their drowsy depths. Bacon has broken the borders of being merely a breakfast food and now appears in dishes across the spectrum from “brekkie” to lunch, dinner and even dessert.

Its salty umaminess adds flavour to any dish and its versatility makes it easy to cook with. This meaty treat is so revered, there are even clubs and societies dedicated to its praise. Perhaps you have a penchant for crispy streaky bacon, or maybe you prefer grilled back bacon? However you like it, the fact remains that its deliciousness knows no bounds.

Dessert for breakfast, anyone?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. For those of you with a bit of a sweet tooth, we have just the solution.

Breakfast Stack
Bacon Crumpets

Breakfast Bacon Stack

A monumental bacon and pancake stack that would sate any bacon fans hunger. Takes a bit of time to prepare, but oh-so worth it.

Recipe for Bacon Stack

Buttermilk Crumpets with Bacon & Maple Syrup

For those who love the combo of sweet and savoury, this is the perfect way to combine the two. A real American favourite.

Recipe for Buttermilk Crumpets with Bacon & Macon Syrup


Breakfast at any time of the day

There’s a reason brunch exists, it’s for those who can’t get up to make the morning rush. And really why would you bother, these dishes are delicious any time of day…

Mushroom & Bacon Risotto
Bacon & Egg Tartlet

Mushroom & Bacon Risotto With Poached Egg

Don’t let risotto scare you. This recipe will have you eating it for breakfast.

Recipe for Mushroom & Bacon Risotto With A Poached Egg

Bacon and Egg Tartlets

Breakfast tarts are crispy and flavoursome, serve with oven roasted tomatoes and enjoy!

Recipe for Bacon and Egg Tartlets


A Sophisticated Bacon Breakfast

When you feel like something other than a fry-up try these recipes, they’re sure to impress guests.

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Welsch Raerbit

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Horseradish

A lighter way to enjoy bacon. Wrap fresh asparagus and crisp to perfection. Suitable for a low-carb diet and so yum.

Recipe for Wrapped Asparagus with Horseradish

Welsh Rarebit With Crispy Bacon & Soft-Boiled Eggs

At its core, rarebit is toasted bread, drenched with a cheese sauce – heaven. Try this recipe when you feel like treating yourself or spoiling a guest.

Recipe for Welsh Rarebit with Crispy Bacon and Soft-Boiled Egg


Family Fry-Up

This take on your traditional family fry-up, will make everyone at the breakfast table feel like they’re brunching at a quaint restaurant.

bacon and potato tart

Bacon and Potato Tart

A beautiful combination of nutty Parmesan, salty bacon and creamy potato. Serve up a slice of this delicious tart and have all your favourites in one bite.

Recipe for Bacon and Potato Tart

Smashed Avo Eggs Benedict

If “eggs benny” is more your style, add some buttery avocado for extra goodness!

Recipe for Smashed Avo Eggs Benedict


Best Bacon To Put on bread

A modern twist on the classics.

Low Carb French Toast Stack With Bacon, Avo & Feta

Make your own low-carb coconut bread, then take it a step further by frying it into French toast and serving complete with avo, feta and bacon. Warning: you may need to go for a lie down after this one.

Recipe for Low Carb French Toast Stack

Proper Bacon & Cheese Toasted Sandwiches

A great “sarmie” for a hangover breakfast. Throw an egg on top to up the ante and make sure you pack it full of crispy bacon. Don’t be shy!

Recipe for Proper Bacon & Cheese Toasties


Best Bacon Bites

Get your fix of bacon, sandwiched between waffles or bagels — the choice is yours…

Hangover Waffle & Bacon Sarmies with Sriracha Honey Sauce

Bacon and waffles go together like butter on toast. This double bacon sweet, savoury and spicy flavour bomb is sure to knock your socks off. The best bacon breakfast a person can ask for.

Recipe for Hangover Bacon Waffle Sarmies with Sriracha Honey

The Ultimate Egg Mayo & Bacon Bagel

Crispy bacon, scrambled eggs, cheese and a bagel?! Yes, heaven is a place on earth.

Recipe for The Ultimate Bagel


Bringing home the bacon

Have you ever thought about making your own bacon? It’s surprisingly easy as we found out here in Meet the Meat: The Bacon Edition, where we not only made our own but made kickass BLTs with it afterwards.

For more delicious bacon-inspired recipes click here.

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