Parmesan Bacon Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients:

2 1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup heavy cream
15 ounce can pumpkin
2 tablespoons maple syrup, or to taste
Salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper
1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese
1 slice bacon, cut into small pieces

Directions: