Special scotch eggs

Makes 6 portions. Preparation time 15 min. Cooking time 12-16 mins.



450g (1lb) sausage meat, or sausages, skinned
1tbsp parsley, chopped
1tbsp sage, chopped
6 eggs, hard boiled
2 eggs, beaten
150g (5oz) breadcrumbs
oil, for frying



  • Step 1

    Prehat oven to 200ºC/180ºC/Gas mark 6. Line a twelve hole muffin tin with paper cases.

  • Step 2

    Sift the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Mash the bananas on a plate; beat the eggs together with the oil. Tip into the dry ingredients and beat lightly.

  • Step 3

    Divide the mixture between the muffin cases. Bake for 20-25 minutes until risen and firm to the touch. Leave to cool for 5 minutes before cooling on a wire rack.

  • Step 4

    Melt the chocolate and drizzle over the top of the muffins. Decorate with chocolate easter eggs if liked.