Baked potato

    1 hour 32 min

    A step by step recipe for making a baked potato. Use for jacket potatoes - try soured cream and chives, Cheddar cheese and bacon, chilli con carne or ratatouille.

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    Serves: 1 

    • 1 baking potato

    Prep:2min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr32min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
    2. Scrub the potato and prick it with a fork to prevent steam from building up and causing the potato to explode in your oven.
    3. Bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Serve hot.

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    Used different ingredients. After pricking several times with a fork, I coat the skin in butter & salt. Gives the skin a yummy flavour  -  25 Nov 2010


    Took shortcuts. About half way through, I knock the temperature up to 200 C and total cooking time is 1hr 15ish.  -  25 Nov 2010


     -  25 Nov 2010