bacon and onion jam

Buffalo Bacon and Onion Jam

A delicious extra for any burger, sandwich, or snack!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Course Side Dish


  • 1 lb thick smoked bacon cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup coffee brewed
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup Somerset Ridge Buffalo Blush
  • 1 chipotle chili in adobo chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • pepper to taste


  • Cook the bacon in a large sauce pan an over medium heat until the fat has rendered and the bacon starts to get crispy and set aside
  • reserve 1 tablespoon of the grease in the pan
  • Add the onions and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes
  • Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about a minute
  • Add the vinegar and deglaze the pan
  • Add the coffee, brown sugar, maple syrup, Buffalo Blush Wine, bacon, chipotle chilies, cumin and pepper, reduce the heat and simmer until reduced to a syrupy consistency, about 1-2 hours
  • Process the jam in a food processor to smooth it out a bit but not too much as you want to have the texture of the bacon


**If you do not finish it all in one sitting, store it in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 4 weeks.**