Tag Archives: bourbon cherries

Bourbon Bacon Cherry Crumble

Bourbon soaked cherries are topped with a bacon brown sugar crumble and baked to perfection in this indulgent cherry crumble recipe!

Cherry Bourbon Breakfast Crumble

This weekend I attended a bridal shower for one of my San Diego besties, Tessa!

We met at the University of Oklahoma alumni bar in San Diego a few years ago and have been Oklahoma sports fanatic besties ever since!

Being a true Oklahoma girl, her favorite things are bourbon, bacon, butter, beer and football, so I combined 3 of the 5 in this delicious dish for her bridal shower brunch!

Lets be real, it doesn’t get much more decadent than bourbon soaked fresh cherries, topped with a butter, bacon, brown sugar crumble!

This recipe was made for a dessert or one of those deliciously indulgent weekend breakfasts!

Cherry Bourbon Bacon Crumble Ingredients

Bourbon Bacon Cherry Crumble Filling Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh sweet cherries (pitted)
  • ¼ cup bourbon
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp agave nectar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp orange zest

Brown Sugar Bacon Crumble Topping Ingredients

  • ½ cup rolled oats

  • ¼ cup bacon

  • ¼ cup flour

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup cold butter (diced)

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Pit the cherries and add them to a large bowl with the bourbon.

Bourbon Soaked Fresh Cherries

Add the cornstarch, agave nectar, cinnamon, orange juice and zest.

Fresh Cherry Crumble Recipe 

Place the cherries in the bottom of a baking dish.

Fresh Cherry Bourbon Crumble Recipe

In a small bowl combine the oats, bacon, flour and brown sugar.

Cherry Bacon Crumble Recipe

Mix together then add the butter.

Cherry Bacon Crumble Recipe

Use your hands to combine the mixture into a crumble and add on top of the cherries.

Cherry Bourbon Bacon Crumble Recipe

Bake for 1 hour.

Bourbon Cherry Bacon Crumble Recipe

I’m not going to lie, it’s as good as it sounds… maybe better!

Cherry Bourbon Bacon Crumble

Cherry Bourbon Breakfast Crumble
0 from 0 votes
Print

Bourbon Bacon Cherry Crumble

Bourbon soaked cherries are topped with a bacon brown sugar crumble and baked to perfection in this indulgent cherry crumble recipe!

Course Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 204 kcal

Ingredients

Filling

  • 4 cups fresh sweet cherries pitted
  • ¼ cup bourbon
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp agave nectar or honey
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp orange zest

Topping

  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup bacon
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup cold butter cubed

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

  2. Pit the cherries and add them to a large bowl with the bourbon.
  3. Add the cornstarch, agave nectar, cinnamon, orange juice and zest.
  4. Place the cherries in the bottom of a baking dish.
  5. In a small bowl combine the oats, bacon, flour and brown sugar.
  6. Mix together then add the butter.
  7. Use your hands to combine the mixture into a crumble and add on top of the cherries.
  8. Bake for 1 hour.