A carmel twist on this time-honoured recepie

Originally found in the Atco Blue Flame Kitchen, this recipe has been altered to become a family favourite. The cola adds a sweet, caramel twist to baked beans that serves 12.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cans of baked beans
  • 1 can pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups purée tomato or OR salsa
  • 1 cup Coca-Cola
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 1 tsp  freshly ground pepper

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker
  2. Cook on high for three hours
  3. Stir until desired consistency

Editors note: Do not use fresh pineapple as a substitute. Do not use Pepsi or diet cola. Baked beans can either be in pork sauce or tomato.

hcawsey@cjournal.ca