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Pancakes and Bacon Cake Slices

1 yellow cake mix

1 instant vanilla pudding mix

4 large eggs

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup oil

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup pure maple syrup

12 strips pre-cooked bacon, crumbled

Maple Buttercream

1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted softened butter

1/4 cup pure maple syrup

2 3/4 cup powdered sugar

12 strips pre-cooked bacon, crumbled

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and spray 2 loaf pans with non stick cooking spray.

2. Place cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, milk, oil, sour cream, and maple syrup into a stand mixer mixing until well combined. Add bacon crumbles mixing until combined. Divide and transfer to prepared loaf pans. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until baked through. Tops will be deep golden brown, do not be alarmed 🙂

3. While cake is baking or cooling, prepare frosting. Place butter and syrup into stand mixer, mixing until well combined. Add powdered sugar, beating on low until combined. Frost over cooled cakes and top with crumbled bacon pieces. Slice and enjoy!

Makes 2 loaves, about 24 slices