Devils on Horseback Recipe
Food Buffet Parties Appetizer
12 Large Prunes
300ml/10fl.oz. Boiling Water
12 Pimento-stuffed Olives
6 rashers Streaky Bacon
4 Slices of White Bread (from a large
Place the prunes in a large bowl. Cover with the boiling water and allow to soak
for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, cut each bacon rasher in half width-ways and stretch each half
lengthways with the
back of a knife.
Preheat the oven to 220C, 425F, Gas mark 7 and line a baking tray with aluminium
Drain the prunes well, remove the stones and place an olive in the centre of
Wrap each prune with a stretched half rasher of bacon and secure with a cocktail
Place the wrapped prunes on the foil-lined baking tray and bake in the oven for about
10 minutes, until the bacon is browned and crispy.
Meanwhile, remove the crusts from the slices of bread and toast.
To serve - Butter the toast
liberally and cut into quarters (either squares or triangles).
Alternatively, cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter. Place on a heated serving
dish and top each quarter with a wrapped prune, spearing the end of the cocktail
stick into the toast. Serve immediately.
can be prepared 1 day in advance. Make to stage 6 then cover and refrigerate
the uncooked devils.