Baked Honey Bacon Benedict, a Buzzworthy Delight during National Honey Month

Honey, Honey Recipes, Bees, National Honey Month

Image Credit: National Honey Board

Awww…honey! What a fabulous time to promote honey as a natural and beneficial sweetener, bee culture, as well as spotlighting the beekeeping industry. September is National Honey Month and a perfect time to celebrate HONEY and the health benefits that come with it!

From the kitchen of the National Honey Board, we are featuring this buzz-worthy recipe, Baked Honey Bacon Benedict. What a honey-licious way to start your day!

BAKED HONEY BACON BENEDICT

YIELD: Serves 6-8
INGREDIENTS
4 tablespoons butter
1 package English muffins split
1 lb. thick bacon
1/4 cup honey
1 dozen eggs
Salt and pepper to taste
For Hollandaise:
2 packages hollandaise sauce
2 cups 2% milk
1 stick butter
Fresh parsley or chives and paprika for garnish

DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 350Β°

Spread each muffin half with butter and bake for 10 minutes on a sheet pan, set aside.

Spread the bacon out on a parchment lined sheet pan and drizzle with the honey. Bake for 20-25 minutes turning once. Remove each piece of bacon to a cooling rack to drain and cool. Cut each piece of bacon in half.

Prepare the hollandaise sauce according to the package directions and keep warm.

Place the muffin halves on a sheet pan and evenly divide the bacon over each muffin. Gently break one egg over each muffin half and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the eggs a cooked to your preference.

Serves immediately topped with warm hollandaise and garnished with fresh herbs and a sprinkle of paprika.

Tip: You can use the traditional method of poaching the eggs if you prefer, but this method of baking the eggs is much easier and great for entertaining.

Happy #NationalHoneyMonth on #FoodPornFriday

9 thoughts on “Baked Honey Bacon Benedict, a Buzzworthy Delight during National Honey Month

  1. Oh, how yummy! 🍯🍯🍯 Honey can make anything taste good Phil. I never tried it on a peanut butter sandwich though. I do like peanut butter and banana sandwiches. I must try it with honey of course. Why not right??? 🀩😁😍 Enjoy the rest of your evening my friend. πŸŒ™

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  2. That would be good, no doubt about it 🍯 Just remember that honey is less like M&M’s and more like ink – if you get it on your hands, it gets all over everything. Therein, I certainly wouldn’t recommend attempting to do hand paintings with honey (unless you’re really hungry) πŸ˜‚πŸ€ͺ Thank you dear Kym & have a great day! 😍🌞🌺

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