Maple-Fennel Bacon


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time35 mins
  • Makes6 Servings
Maple-Fennel Bacon

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Chatelaine Triple Tested

Calling all bacon-lovers, this one's for you. We've upped the ante with this brunch essential, making an old favourite new again.


  • 12 slices bacon

  • 3 tbsp maple syrup

  • 2 tsp brown sugar

  • 1 tsp fennel seeds


  • PREHEAT oven to 375F. Line a baking sheet with foil, then top with a wire rack.

  • ARRANGE bacon in a single layer, over- lapping slightly if needed, across rack. Stir maple syrup with sugar in a small bowl. Brush maple mixture over bacon. Sprinkle with fennel seeds. Season with fresh pepper.

  • BAKE in centre of oven until cooked through and dark golden, 25 to 35 min. Gently loosen bacon from rack, then let stand 5 min before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 102, Protein 5g, Carbohydrates 8g, Fat 5g, Sodium 295mg.

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