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Bacon Espresso Pudding Shots

I'm not going to lie, these pudding shots require about 75% of your heart and soul.
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Sometimes you find yourself lost in a daydream pondering the ideal world. More often than not, that ideal world is full of bacon. Sometimes, depending on the day or your workload, it involves a drink or two. Occasionally, you have the wherewithal to act upon this daydream and you make it happen. Cue: these bacon pudding shots.

I'm not going to lie, these pudding shots require about 75% of your heart and soul, a lot of bacon and tons of patience, but they are worth it. From the rich chocolate flavor of the homemade espresso pudding spiked with enough vodka to taste it but not really taste it, to the salty bacon rim and creamy coconut cream, these shots will get your night started in a deliciously classy way.

Prep Time: 25 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Chill Time: Around 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours, 45 mins

Servings: 10-12 shots

Ingredients:
Chocolate Espresso Pudding:
4 tablespoons corn starch
2 tablespoons water
1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons coconut sugar (or any other kind of sugar)
¼ cup cocoa powder
2 tablespoons espresso powder
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups coconut milk creamer (thicker than regular coconut milk)
1/3 cup chocolate chips
¾ cup vodka
4 tablespoons coconut cream
½ teaspoon vanilla

Coconut Whipped Cream:
1 can full-fat coconut milk, set in the fridge a few hours in advance
2 packets stevia or 2 tablespoons sugar

Bacon Rim:
5 slices bacon
2 tablespoons honey

Get the full recipe here.

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Original post by Analiese Trimber, aka the Bacon Princess, on Spoon University.

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