Recipe

Cheese and bacon loaf

Golden, fluffy and packed full of crispy bacon pieces, this delicious cheesy loaf is perfect served sliced and enjoyed as a snack for afternoon tea or as a light lunch.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 35 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Ingredients

Cheese and bacon loaf
  • 5 bacon rashers, rind removed, finely chopped
  • 150 gram tasty cheese
  • 1 3/4 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 300 gram sour cream

Method

Cheese and bacon loaf
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Grease and line a 19 x 9cm (base measurement) loaf pan, extending paper at long sides for handles.
  • 2
    Heat a small frying pan over moderate heat. Add bacon. Cook, stirring, 3-4 minutes or until crisp.
  • 3
    Finely chop 80g of the cheese; coarsely grate remaining cheese.
  • 4
    Sift flour into a large bowl. Add bacon, chopped cheese, egg and sour cream; mix well. Spoon into prepared pan; smooth surface. Sprinkle top with grated cheese. Bake 25-30 minutes, until risen and golden. Remove from oven. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool. Serve.

Notes

You could use pizza cheese instead of tasty.

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