Danish Egg And Bacon Cake

Danish Egg And Bacon Cake

The Danes take breakfast seriously (as they do all other meals) so a dry slice of bread with a quickly added spread will hardly do after the morning shower in that neck of the woods. This delicious skillet dish should prove my point – Ted

8 oz (200 g) bacon
4 standard eggs
2 level tablespoons plain flour
8 tablespoons milk
salt and pepper to taste
scissor-snipped chives to garnish


[1] Fry bacon slowly in its own fat until crisp. Remove from pan and keep warm.

[2] Beat eggs lightly then stir in flour and milk.

[3] Season to taste with salt and pepper.

[4] Pour oil’ all but a dessertspoon of bacon fat from pan.

[5] Heat pan over a moderate heat then pour in egg mixture.

[6] Cover pan and cook slowly until eggs are set.

[7] Place bacon on top, sprinkle with chives and serve straight away from the pan.

Serves 2