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  • 750 grams Bacon
  • 6-7 shallots
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • 125 ml balsamic vinegar
  • 125 ml maple syrup
  • 200 grams brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika powder
  • Buns
  • Bbq sauce
  • 180 gr. ground beef
  • Cheddar
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato


1. Roast the bacon in a pan
2. If the bacon is drained of most of its fat, separate bacon and fat
3. In a pan, sauté the shallots with the garlic and deglaze with the vinegar
4. Add maple syrup and brown sugar; simmer for about 10 minutes
5. Add the cooked bacon, cayenne pepper and paprika powder.
6. Mix all after 10 minutes in a blender until the bacon jam has the desired consistency.
7. Mix the beef with salt and pepper, form into a patty and grill 4 minutes from each side
8. Serve the grilled burger with cheese, lettuce and tomato, a dash of BBQ sauce and one tablespoon of bacon jam.

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