Bacon and cheese fritters

Make these for a lazy, late breakfast - or a quick weeknight supper.
 
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Recipe from: 24 July 2015
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 10 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • sunflower or canola oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 250
    g
    bacon, finely chopped
  • 200
    ml
    cake flour, sifted
  • 5
    ml
    baking powder
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 45
    ml
    milk
  • 250
    ml
    finely diced or grated Cheddar
  • 30
    ml
    chopped parsley
  • potato wedges and salad, to serve
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Heat a little oil and sauté the onion until soft. Add the bacon and fry until cooked. Set aside.

Combine the flour and baking powder. Season with salt and pepper and make a well in the centre. Pour the eggs and milk into the hollow. Stir the dry ingredients in, working from the centre outwards. Stir until just combined.

Add the cheese, parsley and the bacon and onion mixture and stir through until just combined. Heat a little more oil in the pan. Drop spoonfuls of the batter into the pan and fry over medium heat for about a minute a side, or until cooked through. Serve warm with potato wedges and salad.

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