Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Bacon & Cheddar Buns
2 tsp oil,plus extra for greasing
8 rashers of smoked streaky bacon,cut into small pieces
100 g mature cheddar cheese
350 g flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp ground paprika
1 tsp salt
170 g butter,melted
400 ml milk
2 tbsp parsley,chopped
Heat oven to 180C & grease 12 wells of muffin tin.
Fry bacon in a frying pan with oil until crisp.Cool.
Cut two-thirds of cheese into little pieces,then finely grate the rest.
Sift the flour,baking powder,salt,ground paprika into bowl.
Whisk eggs & milk.
Pour the milk over flour mixture & stir few times until just combined(the mixture will be runny & lumpy but dont try to make it smooth).Add the bacon,cheese pieces & parsley,beeing careful not to overwork the mixture.
Spoon into the greased wells(they will be quite full),sprinkle each with a little grated cheese,then bake for 25 min or until golden,risen & firm to touch.