Why settle for drinking a plain milkshake when you could be enjoying one of the bacon waffle variety?
Pichet Ong, executive pastry chef of New York City's Sugar and Plumm and judge on the Food Network's "Sugar Dome" has just the recipe you need to take your milkshake experience to the next level.
Start with a vanilla shake, add some candied bacon plus a bit of waffle and you've got yourself one delicious dessert treat.
Top with a little maple syrup and enjoy!
Bacon Waffle Milkshake
- 3 scoops vanilla ice cream
- 2 oz. Vermont maple syrup
- 1 oz. rendered bacon fat
- 6 oz. whole milk
- Vanilla whipped cream to taste
- 1 piece waffle
- 2 pieces candied bacon
- For the bacon: 1 oz. brown sugar
- For the bacon: 1 oz. Vermont maple syrup
- For the candied bacon: Preheat oven to 325F. Lay bacon on sheet pans lined with parchment paper. Cover with parchment paper and another sheet pan. Cook bacon for 15-18min or until crisp (it depends on the thickness of the Bacon). Remove from oven and pour off bacon fat to a separate heat resistant container. Allow bacon and rendered fat to cool.
- For the candied bacon: Mix Brown Sugar and Maple Syrup to a wet sand consistency. Dip bacon in the mixture and lay on a parchment lined sheet pan. Bake in the oven at 300F for 10-12 min. Remove from oven and allow to cool; once it is cool it will crisp.
- For the shake: In a blender, combine vanilla ice cream, milk, bacon fat and Vermont maple syrup. Blend quickly until smooth (Do not blend too long as the friction from the blender will melt the shake)
- Pour into a glass, top with vanilla whipped cream, candied bacon strips, waffle and a light drizzle of Vermont maple syrup.