Hey moms, here is a sweet and salty treat from Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants to make especially for your dad or husband on Father's Day!

Ingredients

For the Doughnuts

  • 1/2 Ounce fresh yeast
  • 1 Cup stout beer
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/4 Cup cream
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 3/4 Cup all-purpose-flour

For the Bacon Jam

  • 1 Pound bacon
  • 2 Cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 onions diced
  • 3 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup stout beer

For the Salted Caramel Glaze

  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon water
  • 2 Tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/2 Cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 Cup unsalted butter
  • 2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

For the Doughnut

Step 1:

Dissolve yeast in warm beer (make sure beer is 100-120 degrees).

Step 2:

Add flour and sugar and mix in mixer with dough hook attachment.

Step 3:

Add vanilla and egg yolks one at a time allowing eggs to incorporate into dough.

Step 4:

Add cream and butter mixing well slowly increasing speed to high. When dough pulls away from side it is ready.

Step 5:

Cover dough in a bowl and keep in at room temperature and allow to rise and double in size.

Step 6:

Portion dough and roll into small balls about an oz in weight.

Step 7:

Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet and cover.

Step 8:

Refrigerate for one hour, then deep fry at 350 degrees until golden brown.

For the Bacon Jam

Step 1:

Cook bacon and onions together in a pot until slightly brown.

Step 2:

Add beer, balsamic and sugar.

Step 3:

Reduce heat to low and continue to cook until slightly thick (about 30 minutes)

Step 4:

Using a blender, blend mixture until smooth and thick.

Step 5:

Cool and mixture will thicken as it cools.

Step 6:

Once cooled you can fill doughnut holes with bacon Jam using a piping bag.

For the Salted Caramel Glaze

Step 1:

Stir sugar, 2 tablespoons water and corn syrup in heavy medium saucepan over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves.

Step 2:

Increase heat; boil without stirring until syrup turns deep amber. Remove from heat.

Step 3:

Whisk in cream, salt, butter and vanilla (be careful for bubbling caramel).

Step 4:

Place pan over low heat and stir until sauce thickens.