Potent Maple Baked Beans

Recipe by susie cooks
READY IN: 5hrs
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and pick over beans. Put beans and water in saucepan, cover. Bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let stand 1 hour.
  • Return to heat, bring back to a boil, lower heat and simmer, covered, for 40 minutes.
  • Drain beans thougha colander set over a bowl. Reserve 2 1/2 cups of the cooking liquid and set aside.
  • Put bacon in ovenproof casserole or bean pot. Cover with cooked beans.
  • In a bowl, combine onion, salt, mustard, syrup, rum and 2 cups of reserved cooking liquid.
  • Pour mixture over beans.
  • Cover and bake in a 325 degree oven for 3 hours, adding the last 1/2 cup cooking liquid during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Combine brown sugar and melted butter. Drizzle over beans.
  • Bake, uncovered, for another hour or until liquid has evaporated.
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