5 tablespoons butter
Cracked black pepper
4 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoon apple cider
4 slices cooked bacon, minced, plus bacon drippings
2 tablespoons maple syrup
4 cups turkey stock (32 ounces)
Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat. Whisk in the pepper and flour. Add the apple cider, bacon, bacon drippings and maple syrup and cook for about 1 minute. Whisk in the stock, raise the heat a bit and thicken the gravy to lightly coat a spoon.