What you need

  • Bacon
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Powdered sugar
  • Peanut or other oil with a high smoke point
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • (optional) 1 tbsp some sort of hot sauce
  • 1 cup flour
  • .5 tsp black pepper
  • .25 tsp baking soda
  • .25 tsp baking powder

Do this

  • Fry bacon to desired crispiness. Pat grease off bacon with paper towels and let cool. Reserve bacon fat in pan for later frying
  • Mix dry ingredients (except sugar and chocolate, duh) together in a bowl
  • Mix buttermilk, egg, and hot sauce together in a separate bowl
  • Re-heat bacon fat and enough additional oil to cover the bottom of the pan on medium high heat
  • Dunk bacon slices in flour mixture. Dunk into the egg mixture. Dunk again in the flour mixture
  • Fry briefly on both sides until coating is golden brown
  • Pat grease off and let cool again
  • Melt dark chocolate. You can use a double boiler or microwave in very short bursts.
  • Dip fried bacon into chocolate or drizzle chocolate over. You do you.
  • Once chocolate has set, dust with powdered sugar if so desired
  • Embrace your newly hardened arteries