Pumpkin and maple bacon tarts with fried eggs

These easy tarts with pumpkin, maple-bacon and fried egg will take your brunch game up a notch and be sure to impress.
1H 20M



1.Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Line three oven trays with baking paper.
2.Place the bacon on one tray; brush with 1 tablespoon of the maple syrup. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn bacon over; cook for a further 10 minutes or until golden.
3.Cut pumpkin into 2.5cm pieces; place on a second tray. Drizzle with remaining maple syrup and half the olive oil; toss well to coat. Season generously. Roast for 15 minutes or until golden. Cool.
4.Meanwhile, using a 11cm cutter, cut four rounds from pastry. With a 7.5cm cutter, press the cutter partially into each pastry round, leaving an indent of a circle. Prick all over inside the circle with a fork. Place rounds on third oven tray. Fill circles of rounds with cooled pumpkin.
5.Bake tarts for 20 minutes or until pastry is dark golden and puffed.
6.Heat remaining oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Crack eggs into pan; cook for 1½ minutes or until cooked to your liking.
7.Serve tarts topped with bacon and a fried egg.

Not suitable to freeze or microwave.