Shirred eggs with bacon recipe

Bron taught me how to make shirred eggs

I woke up this morning (a few times) and felt cold. I checked my iPhone and sure enough it was another subzero morning.

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Such a morning calls for comfort food.

Hello Saturday at –5 °C in Canberra. Breakfast is bacon and shirred eggs with smoked cheddar cheese.
Hello Saturday at –5 °C in Canberra. Breakfast is bacon and shirred eggs with smoked cheddar cheese.
Shirred eggs with bacon recipe
 
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Modern
Author: Gary Lum
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Serves: 1
A comforting breakfast for a cold day
Ingredients
  • Free range eggs
  • Bacon, preferably locally cured
  • Smoked cheddar cheese
  • Pouring cream
  • Butter
  • Pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat your bench top oven to 200 °C
  2. Rub butter in a small ceramic bowl
  3. Cut bacon into thin strips across the grain of the rasher
  4. Cook the bacon in a pile in the oven for 15 minutes
  5. Layer half of the bacon on the bottom of the dish
  6. Break the eggs over the bacon
  7. Put the rest of the bacon on top of the egg whites
  8. The the dish into the oven for 5 minutes
  9. Remove the dish from the oven
  10. Add some roughly grated cheese and a dash of the pouring cream
  11. Return to the oven for 3 minutes
  12. Remove from the oven
  13. Capture an image
  14. Eat the food while it’s still hot
  15. Marvel at the soft just set yolk and the feeling of cheesy bacon in your gob
  16. Clean everything up
  17. Write the recipe
  18. Blog about the experience
 
Notes
Cook this once and you won’t need the recipe
My benchtop oven toaster
My benchtop oven toaster

 

I wish I was here still

Sunrise over Darwin waterfront lagoon
Sunrise over Darwin waterfront lagoon

 

 
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