Light Bacon Loaf

Total time: 2hr 50m
Preparation Time: 30m

For 1 pieces

Nutritional Information

Contains 240 Kcal, 8g Protein, 31g Carbohydrates, 9g Fat


  • Dough
  • 0.5 tbsp. salt
  • 0.5 cube yeast (approx. 20 g), crumbled
  • 500 g tresse flour
  • 60 g butter, cut into pieces, soft
  • 3 dl milk, lukewarm
  • Shaping
  • 8 slices frying bacon
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp. milk

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  • Dough

    Mix the flour, salt and yeast in a bowl. Add the butter and milk, mix and knead into a soft, smooth dough. Cover and leave to rise at room temperature for approx. 1 1/2 hrs. until doubled in size.
  • Shaping

    Halve the dough, shape the two halves into 70 cm long strands that are thinner at the ends. Wrap the strips of bacon around the dough strands. Plait the loaf. Place on an oven tray lined with baking paper, mix the egg yolk and milk. Coat the plaited loaf with half of the mixture, allow to rise for around another 30 mins. Coat the loaf with the remainder of the egg before baking.
  • Bake

    Bake for approx. 35 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 200°C. Remove from the oven, allow to cool on a cooling rack.

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