It was our friend's birthday, and he loves Jim Beam bourbon, so we bought him a bottle and I thought it would be fun to make him some bourbon cupcakes. I tried a couple versions of a recipe and finally arrived at what I thought was the yummiest Jim Beam cupcakes and bourbon buttercream frosting with a maple syrup drizzle.
11 Bourbon Cocktails You Must Drink Before Summer Ends
Bourbon Bacon Brittle! I saw a post about Smoked Maple Bourbon by Knob Creek and I was inspired to bake it into some kind of concoction. Obviously Bacon had to be invited to this party. I settled on a cheap-o, friendly skies sized bottle of Maple Jim Beam. Which, I imagine, is just how a shot of maple syrup lit on fire would taste. So, I had the bourbon and the Bacon and just needed to decide how to combine them . Then it struck me: a bourbon Bacon brittle recipe.