A bacon sandwich (also known in the UK as a bacon sarnie,
bacon butty/buttie, bacon bap, bacon barm or bacon cob and
as a bacon sanger or piece 'n bacon in Scotland) is a form
of sandwich made from cooked bacon between two slices of
bread, usually buttered.
Often some form of sauce, such as tomato ketchup or brown
sauce, is included.
In Canada, peameal bacon served on
a kaiser bun is a popular takeaway snack in Toronto.
Paddington's Pump, Sausage King, and Carousel Bakery — all
located at St. Lawrence Market, are noted for their
peameal bacon sandwiches, which are often enjoyed with a
dollop of HP Sauce.
Bacon sandwiches are an all-day favorite throughout the
United Kingdom. Rarely found on the menus of high class
restaurants, they are often served in greasy spoons.
Australian hamburger shops sell a bacon sandwich, which is
made much like a traditional Australian hamburger with
fried bacon, fried onions, lettuce, tomato, tinned
beetroot and barbecue sauce or tomato sauce. In some
establishments the sandwich will be constructed on slices
of bread, which are toasted on only one side, while other
establishments serve it on the same roll (bun) as is used
The BLT is a popular variant of the bacon sandwich having
the additional ingredients of lettuce and tomato.