Ploughman’s Mini Bacon Loaves Ploughman’s Mini Bacon Loaves

Ploughman’s Mini Bacon Loaves

Cooking Time

cooking time
25 minutes

Not Too Ticky Cooking Skill

cooking skill
Not too tricky

Serves

serves
7 people

Ingredients

  • 1x 240g pack Wiltshire cure unsmoked back bacon rashers, trimmed and cut into large pieces
  • 450g plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 450ml semi skimmed milk
  • 25g butter
  • 5-6 pickled onions, sliced
  • 50g hard cheese, eg cheddar, cut into small cubes
  • 1 tomato, roughly chopped

Method

1

Preheat the oven to 180°C, 160°C Fan, Gas Mark 4.

2

Into a large bowl place the flour, baking powder and salt.

3

Break the eggs into a jug and lightly mix with a fork. Add the milk and mix together.

4

Place the butter into a hot frying pan and add the bacon, cook for 2-3 minutes until bacon is cooked through. Allow to cool slightly. Add the cooked bacon to the flour and mix, then add the onions, cheese and tomato.

5

Fold together the bacon and flour mixture with the egg and milk mix using a large spoon, until all ingredients are thoroughly combined, but don’t over mix!

6

Fill each lined mini loaf tin or large muffin case almost to the top with about 3 large spoonfuls of the mixture. Cook in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes until well risen and golden.

7

Serve hot or cold, sliced with or without butter, extra pickled onions and cheese!