Mielie Bread
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Mielie Bread

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Serves 1 - 1 Bread

This spinach and bacon bread needs nothing more than a good lashing of butter!

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  • 8 bacon rashers, fried and chopped
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 100g Swiss chard, blanched and finely chopped
  • 420g sweetcorn kernels, drained
  • 1/2 cup canola oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 3 extra-large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


    1. Preheat oven to 200C. Grease a deep loaf pan (about 19cm x 8cm x 6cm) and line with baking paper.
    2. Mix bacon, flour, cheddar, Swiss chard and sweetcorn together. Make a well in the dry ingredients.
    3. Whisk oil, eggs, chilli, garlic and seasoning together. Stir into dry ingredients to form a batter.
    4. Pour the batter into a loaf pan and bake for 30 minutes, or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
    5. * Replace bacon with shredded biltong or roasted butternut chunks.

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