Equipment you will need: medium
mixing bowl, small mixing bowl,
dessertspoon, fork, baking tray,
grater, oven gloves.
Get an adult to heat the oven
to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and bake the
potatoes for about 1 hr until cooked
and the skins are crispy. Leave to cool
completely. This can be done up to
2 days ahead.
To stuff the jacket potatoes, heat the
oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Ask an
adult to cut the potatoes in half. Using
a spoon, carefully scoop out the middle
of the potato, leaving the skin unbroken
(like a boat). Place the scooped potato
into a mixing bowl.
Using the fork, mash the potato until
there are no lumps. Add the cheese,
sweetcorn and peppers and mix well.
Gently pick the leaves from the herbs.
You can rip the larger leaves into smaller
pieces. Stir the herbs into the cheesy
Using the spoon, carefully scoop the
mixture back into the potato boats. Make
sure that you use all the mixture up.
Sprinkle with a little extra grated cheese
and place on a baking tray. Using oven
gloves, place the tray in the oven and
bake for 10-15 mins until golden.