How to Make BBQ Bacon Cheese Twists | Paddy & Jo

Jo is in the Kitchen and Baking again – this time making some BBQ Bacon Cheese Twists These things make awesome Party food and go incredibly well with beer.

These are a regular at our games nights, and usually last no longer than a minute once they hit the table.

Recipe

  • Ready to use Pastry
  • Streaky Smoked Bacon
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Cheese
  • Egg (for Eggwash)
  • Salt & Papper

Equipment

  • Baking Trays

Very simple to create

  • Roll out your pre-made Pastry
  • Cover in BBQ Sauce
  • Add Strips of bacon leaving a gap between each
  • Cover in grated cheese
  • Cut between each bit of bacon
  • Twist and add to baking Tray
  • Eggwash and add Salt & Pepper
  • Place in an oven at 200 c for 20-30 minutes
  • Cool and Enjoy

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How to make Guinness & Baileys Fudge | Jo Bakes

Happy St Paddys Day! We were obviously going to do a video for this of all days!

Finally after 3 months of videos, I finally convinced Jo to do some baking on camera – starting with something simple a cheats guinness & baileys fudge

This thing is delicious!

Ingredients:

Guinness Dark Chocolate Fudge (bottom layer)

  • 20 oz. dark chocolate
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup Guinness Stout Beer

Bailey’s White Chocolate Fudge (top layer)

  • 20 oz. white chocolate
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup Bailey’s Irish Cream

Directions:

Line an 8 x 8 inch pan with wax paper and set aside.

For bottom dark chocolate layer:

Melt together dark chocolate, sweetened condensed milk and 1/3 cup of Guinness Stout Beer in a double boiler. Stir until chocolate is melted and ingredients are well blended. Next, add additional beer and stir until blended. Pour into lined pan. Refrigerate immediately to set while you make the second layer of fudge.

For top white chocolate layer:

Melt together white chocolate, sweetened condensed milk and 1/3 cup of Bailey’s Irish Cream in a double boiler. Stir until chocolate is melted and ingredients are well blended. Next, add additional Bailey’s to taste and stir until blended.

Remove 8×8 pan with stout beer fudge from the refrigerator. Make sure it’s solid to the touch so the white chocolate layer will set on top of it. Pour the Bailey’s white chocolate fudge over the Guinness dark chocolate fudge.

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