Our French Toasted Donuts with Bacon are a crowd pleaser and perfect for your holiday breakfast table. Special thanks to Smithfield for sponsoring this recipe.
Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, and dessert. well it’s safe to say that it’s most likely a favorite for everyone! We all love french toast for breakfast and we all love bacon in our house too. We thought why not bring the two together for the ultimate dessert that can be served with our holiday breakfast party?
I could easily make a quick batch of dough for the donuts, but to make it easier (hello holiday prep is already crazy!) I use canned biscuit dough. Nothing fancy, just the stuff that comes in a tube!
The most important part to this recipe is GOOD bacon. The biscuit donut is just the vessel that holds all the deliciousness and soaks it up. Don’t worry, the donut will not taste like a biscuit. It’s sweet and delicious and the bacon really helps cut the sweetness. You can leave off the powdered sugar if you’d like less sugar.
While I fry up the bacon in the pan for the donuts for our holiday breakfast I bake the remaining bacon in the oven to serve with eggs, hashbrowns, and bagels!
Smithfield Cherrywood Stack Pack Bacon is a hit with everyone all season long. We love getting thick cut and regular so everyone can have their favorite. It’s great for so many recipes, and of course just enjoying it on its own.
I like to use a fun cookie cutter for the donuts. Who said donuts need a round hole? My daughter loves having fun in the kitchen with me and this time she picked out heart. Sometimes we do stars, flowers, but rarely a regular hole, ha!
The glaze is great for the donuts and it’s so delicious. We even dip some of our plain bacon right into it. Go ahead and serve it up if you have extras after you’re finished making the donuts.
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Make fresh French Toast Donuts with Bacon for your next breakfast party. They're filled with all the flavors you love of a donut, french toast, and hello bacon!
- 6 strips Smithfield Cherrywood Stack Pack Bacon chopped
- 1 tube refrigerated biscuit dough
- vegetable oil
- maple syrup
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 5 tbs milk
- 2 tbs maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- powdered sugar
Saute bacon in a skillet until nice and crispy.
Once the bacon is fully cooked set aside.
Using a cookie cutter, make holes in the donuts before frying.
Pour oil into a sauce pan or use a fryer, heat oil to 375 degrees F.
Cook the donuts on each side until the donuts are golden brown.
Dunk the finished donuts into some maple syrup.
In a medium frying pan combine the powdered sugar, milk, 2tbs maple syrup, and vanilla extra until bubbly.
Dunk the donuts into the glaze and then top with bacon and powdered sugar.