80s: Bacon & Cheese Bread Dip

Another 80s dinner party favourite, this tasty dip will make you the Queen or King of party dips.

  1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced. Line a baking tray with baking paper.

  2. Cut 4cm off top of cob loaf to form lid. Scoop bread from centre of loaf, leaving 1.5cm edge. Tear or roughly chop bread pieces.

  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and bacon. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until bacon is browned and onion has softened. Remove from heat.

  4. Stir in creamed cheese. Mix until combined. Add sour cream and grated cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Spoon mixture into loaf. Top with lid. Place torn bread pieces on the baking tray. Bake for 20 minutes or until bread pieces are golden brown. Serve warm, using the toasted bread for dipping.

Meal Type:
Prep Time:
15 mins


1 round loaf of bread, a cob loaf works well

1 cup of cream cheese, softened

1-1/2 cups of sour cream

2 cups grated cheese

1 -1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

350g sliced bacon, cooked and diced

1/2 cup spring onions