Baked Egg In Toast

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A cheese and egg dish which can only be described as ultimate comfort on a plate.  Is a brilliant nutritious breakfast or a luxury delight at brunch!

Prep takes a minute, place in the oven and when the timer goes off your cheese, egg in toast is ready!

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INGREDIENTS for 1

Slice of bread
1 medium egg
Grated cheddar cheese
Butter

METHOD

Preheat oven to 200c

With the back of a tablespoon press firmly into the centre of the bread. Making an indent for the egg to sit in

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Lightly butter the edges of the bread

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Crack an egg into the indent.  Sprinkle the edges with grated cheese

Place in the oven for 15 minutes. You should get a runny egg!

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Alphonso Mango & Walnut Smoothie

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This time last year we were all craving Alphonso Indian mangoes!
Luckily this year we have been able to have them over from India and we are definitely making the most of them.

Extremely sweet in taste and velvety in texture! Allows this particular variety of mango to be a natural partner to acidic strawberries in a smoothie.

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The walnuts add nutrition but also gives body to the whole drink. One that goes on my super healthy smoothie list!

INGREDIENTS

1 alphonso mango
Large handful of strawberries
1 clementine
2 shelled walnuts
Water

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METHOD

Blitz all ingredients together. For a creamier taste add a tablespoon of natural yoghurt

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Cocoa Pancakes For Sunday Morning

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Sunday morning ~ time to have a lie in? Nope! Not in this household. We were up at the crack of dawn and hungry. Time for pancakes to give us a much needed sugar rush, well more me as the children are always raring to go!  A soft fluffy treat to brighten up our say and satisfy our empty tummies!

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I incorporated cocoa in my scotch pancake recipe so that the kids get a chocolatey taste. I however couldn’t resist more chocolate on mine! Also have done the recipe in tbsp and cup measurements so makes it quick and easy to get these yummy pancakes on.

Have a super Sunday! And enjoy! Much love D x

INGREDIENTS

5 tbsp plain flour
2½ tbsp granulated sugar
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
1 free range egg lightly beaten
⅔ cup milk
Sunflower oil for shallow frying

METHOD

• Combine all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl

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• Add the egg and pour in the milk and whisk well, making sure the batter is all light and creamy

• Heat a little oil in a non stick frying pan and once hot pour in a small ladleful on a low to medium heat

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• Once bubbles start to appear and flip the pancake over with a spatula

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• Cook til golden brown on both sides and serve with a topping of your choice

My favourite topping for these cocoa pancakes was lots of chocolate nutella spread with fresh sweet blueberries

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