Delicious Breakfast Nests


Ok so I’ve been trying to get Butters to help out, but she’s becoming a rebellious teenager and good luck her lifting a finger to help me cook these delicious Bacon and egg nests! I think she prefers to play.

If you’re like me you love bacon, and also love breakfast.So when I made these hashbrown nests I ate four in one sitting…I probably wouldn’t recommend that haha!

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Try them out and let me know what you think ❤

Breakfast Bacon and Egg Nests

Makes 6


  • 5 eggs
  • 5 button mushrooms
  • 4 rashers bacon
  • 2 cups potato gems or hash browns – defrosted
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven – moderate ( 190°C / 350°F)
  2. Grease muffin tray
  3. Slice half the bacon into strips and line the bottom of the muffin tins in a cross shape
  4. Mash the potato gems and press into the muffin tins over the top of the bacon, creating a lining of little potato nests
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden
  6. Remove from oven and add a sprinkle of chopped bacon and chopped mushrooms to each nest
  7. Beat eggs and add thyme, salt and pepper.
  8. Poor egg mixture into the nests
  9. Bake for a further 15 minutes
  10. Use a knife or spatula to scoop out nests, then serve hot and eat!

Mouth Watering Melting Moments!

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I really enjoyed making these, and when we took them to work they went within seconds!
Try them yourself, they are super easy and will impress your friends! (especially if they think you can’t cook!)

I’d love to know what you think in the comments below 🙂


Mouth Watering Melting Moments

Prep + cook time 40 minutes (plus cooling)
Makes 30



250g (8 ounces) butters, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup icing (confectioners) sugars
1 ½ cups plain (all-purpose) flour
½ cup cornflour (corn-starch)

90g (3 ounces) softened butter
¾ cup icing (confectioners) sugar
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon lemon juice



1. Preheat over to 160°C / 325°F. Grease two oven trays and line with baking paper
2. Beat butter, extract and sifted icing sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add cornflour and then flour in two batches.
3. With floured hands, roll rounded teaspoons of mixture into balls; flatten slightly with a floured fork.
4. Bake for 15 minutes or until a biscuit can be pressed gently without breaking; stand on tray for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool
5. Make butter cream
6. Sandwich biscuits with butter cream.
BUTTER CREAM – Beat butter, sifted icing sugar and rind into a small bowl with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy, beat in juice.
Eat and enjoy!

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How to How to make THE BEST Potato Bake with Bacon

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How to make THE BEST Potato Bake with Bacon | Cooking with Butters



12 potatoes sliced

15-20 button mushrooms

4 spring onions

4 rashers bacon

2 ½ cups whipping cream

Packet dry French onion soup mix (40 g / 1.4 oz)

1 cup grated cheese

Salted chips / crisps



Wash then slice potatoes

Boil for 15 – 20 minutes or until al dente (cooked just enough to retain a somewhat firm texture)

Drain and put into large bowl and put aside

Slice 15 – 20 button mushrooms – remove stalks or leave – up to you

Slice spring onion

Chop bacon.

Fry bacon then add mushrooms and lastly spring onions.

Add bacon mix to potatoes and fold mixture in, careful not to break up the potatoes too much, then place into casserole dish

Mix cream and soup mix together and poor over potatoes in dish

Top with grated cheese and crushed salted chips / crisps

Place in pre-heated moderate over for 40 minutes.

Serve hot and enjoy!

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How to make THE BEST Bruschetta with Grilled Cacciatore

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How to make THE BEST Bruschetta with Grilled Cacciatore


2 large tomatoes
1-2 cloves garlic
6-8 basil leaves
Olive oil
Sourdough bread (or any crusty bread)
Cacciatore sausage
Red onion


Finely dice tomatoes and onion
Finely chop basil
Crush garlic
Mix ingredients into a bowl, add a drizzle of oil and salt to taste
Grill or fry cacciatore until slightly crispy. Place sausage on toast, top with diced mixture
Serve and eat!


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Chocolate Cake with Tangy Choc Butter Frosting

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Chocolate Cake with Tangy Choc Butter Frosting


2 cups SR (self-raising) flour
4 tbsp cocoa
1 cup white sugar
180g / 6oz softened butter
1 cup milk
3 eggs
1 tbsp vanilla essence


Pre-heat oven to approx. 180 degrees C / 355 degrees F
Sift dry ingredients. Add softened butter, eggs, vanilla essence and milk.
Beat high for 3 minutes.
Place in greased and lined cake tin
Bake 50 minutes.
Allow to cool before adding frosting

Frosting / icing

2 cups icing sugar
180g / 6oz softened butter (do not melt)
1 tbsp milk
½ small lemon
Sift dry ingredients, add butter, lemon and milk. Beat until fluffy.

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Zucchini Slice with Bacon

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Zucchini Slice with Bacon



1 Whole Zucchini grated

1 onion

3 bacon rashers (plus 1 extra for decorating)

5 eggs

1 cup grated cheese

4 tbsp. oil (olive oil is used here)

Salt to taste



Pre-heat oven to approx. 180 degrees C / 355 degrees F

Mix all the ingredients into a bowl

Grease a standard flan/quiche dish then poor ingredients into dish

Top with strips of bacon for decorating

Bake for 40 – 50 minutes or until golden brown (depends on your oven) In this video the Zucchini slice was cooked in a fan forced oven for 45 minutes.

Serve and eat!