Food & Drink

A Father’s Day breakfast recipe fit for a king

It’s no secret that dads can be tough to buy for! With Father’s Day just around the corner, you might be wondering if you can get away with buying them yet another pair of socks this year. But, if there’s one surprise gift that’s certain to impress dad, it’s breakfast bed. After all, who doesn’t love food — especially when it’s lovingly cooked from scratch?
 
But, what should you make for Dad on Father’s Day? After all, you need something a bit more special than the usual toast and coffee combo! Putting a unique spin on a breakfast classic, these baked bacon and egg cups are a Father’s Day dish fit for a king. They’re crispy on the outside, soft and gooey on the inside and all-round delicious!
 
Not only are they tasty, but they’re fun and easy to make with the kids! Serve them with a cup of fresh orange juice and watch as Dad is unable to wipe the smile off his face for the rest of the day. Whether you’re cooking for your own dad or the father of your children, read on to learn how to make this winning Father’s Day breakfast recipe.
 

Baked bacon and egg cups recipe

 
Serves: 6
 
Prep time: 30 minutes
 
Bake time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

1 package puff pastry
250 grams bacon
50 grams shredded tasty cheese
6 eggs
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Chives to taste
 
Equipment needed: Muffin trays
 
Instructions:
1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 °C. Lightly grease the muffin tray and cut the pastry squares into quarters. Place one sheet in each muffin pan, pressing gently on the bottom and sides, allowing corners to curl upwards
 
2. Fry the bacon on medium heat in a small frying pan for 3 to 4 minutes or until cooked. Remove from pan and drain any excess grease
 
3. Place the bacon rashers in each of the pastry shells, and crack an egg on top of each of them. Sprinkle with cheese, salt and pepper to taste
 
4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until pastry is golden and filled. Garnish with chives to serve
 
You can get all the ingredients you need for this Father’s Day breakfast recipe from your Stud Park fresh food stores - Woolworths, Coles and Henrys Mercato.