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Maple Bacon Bread

Total Time

Prep: 50 min. + rising Bake: 35 min.


2 loaves (12 pieces each)

Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
Swirled with maple syrup, raisins, bacon and brown sugar, this crave-worthy maple bacon bread is one they'll remember. Plus, the dough is easy to work with and roll out! —Alicia Rooker, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Maple Bacon Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten, room temperature
  • 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup raisins


  1. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Add sour cream, eggs, yolks, vanilla and yeast mixture; stir to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky). Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, 6-8 minutes. Do not let rise. Divide in half. Roll out into two 12-in. squares; cover.
  2. In a small bowl, combine melted butter, maple syrup and flavoring. Spread over each square to within 1/2 in. of edges. Sprinkle with brown sugar, bacon and raisins. Roll up each square jelly-roll style; pinch seams to seal.
  3. Place on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet. Cover and let rise until nearly doubled, about 45 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake until golden brown, 35-40 minutes. Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 225 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 147mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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