• Serves 6
  • 1 hours
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 6 Ingredients


Goes great at BBQs. Freezes well for easy reheats mid week.

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 2kg Potatoes
  • 200ml Thickened Cream
  • 2 Chicken OXO cubes
  • 1 large Onion
  • 6 slices Middle Bacon
  • 2 cups Shredded cheese (pizza mix is best)


  1. Roughly chop bacon and fry until mostly crunchy then set aside on paper towel
  2. Slice onions and potatoes (use mandolin thick slice for more even cutting)
  3. Place a layer of potatoes then scatter onion and bacon before layering more potatoes, onion and bacon until finished
  4. Melt OXO cubes with a tablespoon or 2 of boiling water mix with cream and pour over potatoes
  5. Put into oven uncovered for approximately 45 mins at 170-180 degrees then spread a generous amount of cheese on top and cook until golden brown


This is a family favourite once you’ve made it you can adjust to your tastes. Leeks also work beautifully with this dish or add grated zucchini great for kids that don’t like veggies

  • Oh how delicious looking. Can’t wait to try this one, who doesn’t love a good potato bake!


  • potato and bacon with cheese are the perfect combination – thank you for sharing your bake I am looking forward to making this one :)


  • I would use shortcut bacon as it has a much lower fat content but you would need more slices.


  • This looks delicious yum bacon and cheese


  • Oh my gosh these look amazing have saved to make later! Thanks!!


  • Yummo this is going to go great with tea tonight


  • We would love to try this interesting twist on potato bake.


  • Potato Bake is such a warming and filling dish, the addition of bacon makes it more appealing too!


  • I had never thought of freezing this thanks for the tip!


  • I do like a great potatoe bake to make for the family and this looks yummy. Hot and delicious.


  • oh yum! This will be a hit in our house


  • Potato bake is a terrific meal in every way and bacon completes a potato bake.

    • Potato bake for this weekend coming up!


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