Source: www.taste-the-bacon.com. This maple bacon cake recipe is a must for your bacon recipe collection. This is a cake with two layers with crumbled bacon mixed into the batter. Crumbled bacon is then added to the top of the first layer with the rest sprinkled on top. Recipe calls for a pound of bacon, but for the true bacon lovers, you can use as much as you want. There are two parts to this maple bacon cake recipe. There is the maple cake and the cream frosting.