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Maple-glazed streaky bacon in brioche bun

maple glazed brioche bun
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Ingredients

Ingredients
8 rashers streaky bacon
3 tbsp maple syrup
4 eggs
brioche buns, cut in half and toasted
ketchup of choice (we love pomegranate ketchup)

Direction

Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Place the bacon on a rack over a baking sheet. Cook for 10 mins until starting to turn crispy, then remove and brush with maple syrup on both sides. Cook for a further 2–3 mins, or until cooked to your liking. Fry your eggs and place 1 on the base of each toasted brioche bun. Top with the glazed bacon, a dollop of ketchup and the lid of the bun.

Maple-glazed streaky bacon in brioche bun

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