Hairy Bikers’ Bauernfruhstuck recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 30 min
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  • Bauernfruhstuck is a traditional German cooked breakfast of crispy bacon pieces, potatoes and scrambled egg. The Hairy Bikers created this recipe for the World Cup


    • 6 slices bacon
    • 1tbsp butter
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 4 potatoes, cooked and finely diced
    • 6 eggs
    • ½tbsp salt
    • 60ml milk
    • Freshly ground black pepper


    • Fry the bacon until crisp. Remove and drain on paper towel.

    • Remove the bacon fat from the frying pan, add the butter and sauté the onion until soft.

    • Add the cooked potatoes and brown lightly.

    • Beat the eggs lightly, add the salt, pepper, milk and the chopped bacon.

    • Pour the egg mixture over the onions and potatoes and stir occasionally until cooked.

    Top tip for making Hairy Bikers’ Bauernfruhstuck

    Turn this recipe into a vegetarian breakfast, by swapping the bacon for peppers.

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