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Bacon, coffee & maple whiskey martini

Karen Miner is the Food Associate Editor for SheKnows, ChefMom and FabulousFoods. She is a freelance writer, recipe developer and is also the cook, author and photographer behind the food blog, Tasty Trials, a collection of original reci...

A martini fit for morning

Bacon lovers, this one's for you! Maple whiskey, coffee and bacon combine for a unique martini that you can even pass off as a breakfast cocktail. It doesn't get much better than that.

bacon-coffee-maple whiskey martini cocktail

We've all had those mornings when coffee just isn't enough, but a martini in the morning seems a little extreme. Not anymore! With a cocktail full of coffee, maple and bacon, you've never had a better excuse to drink a martini before noon. You can practically call it breakfast!

Bacon, coffee & maple whiskey martini recipe

Don't be tempted to skip the bacon garnish. Leave it in your martini like a swizzle stick while you drink and eat the martini-soaked bacon when you've finished your cocktail. Bacon never tasted so good!

Crown Royal Maple Finished Whiskey

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Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces coffee, room temperature
  • 2 ounces Crown Royal Maple Finished Whiskey
  • 1/2 ounce milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon bacon-flavored syrup (like Torani)
  • Maple syrup
  • 1 strip bacon, fried crisp
  • Ice

Directions:

  1. Fill a shaker with ice. Add coffee, whiskey, milk and syrups. (Add maple syrup to desired sweetness.)
  2. Shake until chilled. Pour into a martini glass.
  3. Garnish with strip of bacon.

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