ManFood: Bacon, Beer & Breakfast

ManCamping has covered snacks and we’ve covered dinner. But what about breakfast?  The meal in which bacon proudly stands out! No longer condemned to being a side dish or a topping, but a beautiful center piece to your morning hangover-helping plate of glorious food!

TIP: While you’re ManCamping, a B&B means Beer and bacon, not a nice place to sleep.
Here is what we cooked up. Give it a try and let us know what you think? It’s better than your bowl of oatmeal, or a kid’s sized cup of yogurt…

Beer Bacon Bannock: (Feeds 3 -4)


What you’ll need

  1. 3 cups flour (White or Whole-wheat – your call)
  2. 2 tablespoons sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. 12 ounces  beer (Sub with water if you drank all your beer)
  5. A few slices of magic bacon producing pig

Guidelines (Not instructions. ManCamping doesn’t allow instructions)

  1. Over your campfire or stove, fry up your slices of oink and remove from pan when done.
  2. Pour grease into the fire while yelling something about being the Fire King – Watch flames shoot up.
  3. Mix together the salt, flour, sugar and beer, until it becomes a soft dough.
  4. Break up bacon into small pieces and mix in with the dough.
  5. Place dough into the frying pan and spread out as evenly as you can.(The remaining grease in the frying pan will add to taste and prevent the dough from sticking)
  6. Cook for roughly 10 mins or until golden on each side.
  7. Eat your meal like  a Fire King should.

Beer Bacon Pan-Dippers

(Forget adding fruit to your pancakes, add beer and bacon!)


What you’ll need

  1. Pancake Mix
  2. 12 ounces of beer
  3. Bacon (Who are we to say how much bacon you want)
  4. Maple Syrup

Guidelines (Not instructions. ManCamping doesn’t allow instructions)

  1. Cook up your favorite sliced halo deserving hog almost to your liking. (Your going to cook it more in a minute)
  2. In a low voice – Command your fire to “Rise!!!!” Pour grease into the fire.  Smile ’cause the fire listened to you.
  3. Mix together your pancake mix and beer to make your batter.
  4. Pour your batter into lines rather than a round pancake shape.
  5. Place a slice of bacon on top of each line and pour more batter on top.
  6. Cook like a normal pancake.
  7. You now have a beer pancakes with bacon inside that can be dipped in container of syrup.
  8. Bam!

Two prime ManFood recipes to make your mornings amazing. Beer Bacon and Breakfast… they do well together.

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