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Bacon and Egg Cups

13 Nov

Bacon and Egg Cups
Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:
6 eggs
shredded cheese
2 pieces of bacon, chopped into small pieces

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Grease 6 muffin cups.
  2. Crack egg into each muffin cup, making sure to not break the yolk.
  3. Sprinkle cheese on top of the egg, covering surface. Sprinkle bacon pieces on top of cheese. If you want a runny yolk and want to gauge the doneness of the yolk, only sprinkle cheese and bacon on the egg white and make sure not to cover yolk.
  4. Bake at 400F for 8-10 minutes depending on how well done you want your yolk.
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Bacon Cheddar Pull-Apart Bread

13 Nov


Bacon Cheddar Pull-Apart Bread

Serves 2

 

Ingredients:
250g bread or pizza dough (1/2 a pound)
3 rashers of fatty, streaky bacon
3/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated plus 1/4 cup extra cheese, for sprinkling
2 spears of spring onion (shallots), finely chopped
40g butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 180 C.

Directions:

  1. In a cast iron frying pan (skillet), fry the bacon on a low heat, so that the fat renders off and the bacon gets really brown and crispy. Put the bacon on a few pieces of kitchen paper to drain. Once it cools, break it up into small pieces. Don’t drain the fat from the frying pan (yet!).
  2. Cut the dough into about 20 small pieces. Put it into a large bowl and pour the melted butter over the top. Also pour in any excess bacon fat from the frying pan.
  3. Add the bacon pieces, 3/4 cup of grated cheddar and the chopped spring onion to the dough and butter mixture. Mix everything together well.
  4. Spoon the mixture back into the fatty cast iron frying pan in an even layer. Sprinkle the extra cheddar over the top.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes, until the top is golden.

Bacon Egg Cheese Cups

12 Nov

Bacon Egg Cheese Cups

Ingredients:
4 eggs
4 slices of precooked bacon (if you are using raw bacon, make sure to heat it up so it is cooked about 2/3 of the way before placing it into the molds)1/3 cup of shredded cheese (ex. monterey jack and cheddar cheese)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Spray muffin tin with pam spray.
  2. Line muffin pans with bacon so that it circles each mold.
  3. Break an egg into the center of each mold.
  4. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  5.  Bake for about 8 minutes or until egg is cooked to the doneness of your liking.

Bacon, Gruyere, and Green Onion Scones

12 Nov

Bacon, Gruyere and Green Onion Scones
Makes 12  3-inch rounds

Ingredients:
2 cup all purpose flour
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup cold butter, cut into small cubes
4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
2/3 cup gruyere cheese, grated
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
½ cup buttermilk
¼ cup heavy cream

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large bowl sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Cut cold cubes of butter into the flour mixture until the butter is completely incorporated and the mixture has obtained a fine, mealy texture.
  4. Add the bacon, cheese, green onions, and black pepper and mix together until well combined.
  5. Fold in the buttermilk and mix together until just combined and the mixture has formed into a dough.
  6. Form the dough into a disc and place in fridge for about 30 minutes.
  7. Once chilled, flatten the disc to about ½ inch thick and cut the disc into circles using a 3 inch circle cutter (or a fluted cutter) and place the scones onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  8. Brush tops of each scone with a small amount of cream and bake for about 20 to 25 minutes or until the scones puff up and the tops just start to brown.
  9. Serve warm with a side of honey butter.

Bacon Chive Puffs

12 Nov

Bacon Chive Puffs
Makes 20 Puffs

Ingredients:
3/4 cup flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup milk
1 egg
1 cup shredded cheese (ex. cheddar)
1/3 cup precooked bacon, chopped into small pieces
3 tablespoons of chives, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Grease a mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, milk, egg until batter is lump free. Stir in cheese, chives, and bacon. Spoon batter into the prepared mini-muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  3. Bake in an oven for 15-17 minutes, until breads puff up and turn a golden brown.