The Ultimate Egg, Bacon and Cheese Hot Cross Buns

LUNCH

The Ultimate Egg, Bacon and Cheese Hot Cross Buns

Serves  6                     Difficulty  Easy

Our Fruitless Hot Cross Buns make the perfect blank canvas for this delicious egg, bacon and cheese breakfast recipe!

Ingredients

1 x 6 pack Bakers Delight Fruitless Hot Cross Buns
200g streaky bacon or diced bacon
8 Eggs, scrambled
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped
Pinch salt & pepper
10g butter
1 cup grated 3 Cheese Blend
10g butter, extra for spreading
Barbecue sauce, for drizzling

Method

STEP 1

Cut the hot cross bun loaf in half lengthways. Heat the oven to 180°C. Place the bottom half of the buns into a baking dish (23 x 19 x 6 cm)

STEP 2

Preheat oven to 200 °C. Line a rimmed baking tray with baking paper. Cut bacon into approximately 3cm long pieces. Arrange bacon onto baking tray in a single layer. Cover with a sheet of baking paper then place second baking tray on top and press down lightly

STEP 3

Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until bacon is nearly cooked through*

*Temperatures may vary according to oven

STEP 4

Remove top baking tray and baking paper. Cook for a further few minutes until bacon is crispy and golden brown. Reduce oven temperature to 180°C

STEP 5

While the bacon is cooking, add eggs, milk, salt and pepper to a bowl. Mix and combine

STEP 6

Heat a fry-pan to medium-high heat. Add butter and swirl around the pan until melted. Pour in egg mixture. Add chives. Using a spatula, move the egg around the pan until the mixture begins firm but is still slightly runny. Remove from the heat

STEP 7

Place scrambled eggs on to hot cross buns. Top with cheese. Transfer to oven (180°C) for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven

STEP 8

Place bacon strips on top, drizzle barbecue sauce. Place top half of buns on top. Transfer to oven for a further 5 minutes or until buns are slightly

STEP 9

Cut and serve

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