Rustic Bacon & Cheddar Bread

rustic bacon cheddar bread



  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Line a 13 x 23 cm ( 5 x 9 in) loaf tin with baking paper.
  3. Chop the bacon or lardon into small cubes and fry in a little oil until they are just crisp. Set aside to cool slightly.
  4. Place all of the dry ingredients into a large bowl.
  5. Add the cheese and bacon (or lardon), and mix well.
  6. Pour the milk into a measuring jug. Add the eggs, mustard and oil, and whisk to combine.
  7. Pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until everything has just come together.
  8. Pour the mixture into the tin and bake for about 50 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  9. Cool the cake on a wire rack and serve warm or cold.


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