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Cheese & Bacon Cob Loaf

Delicious Cob Loaf Made with our Sour Cream & Pure Cream.


  • 500g Cob Loaf

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 200g shortcut bacon rashers, diced

  • 2 tbsp chopped chives, plus extra to serve

  • 250g block cream cheese, softened

  • 2/3 cup Maleny Dairies Pure cream

  • 2/3 cup Maleny Dairies Sour cream

  • 1 ½ cups grated cheddar cheese

  • 1 French stick or baguette, sliced


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

  2. Cut 4cm off top of the cob loaf to form lid. Scoop bread from the 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.

  4. Remove from heat.

  5. Add chives to bacon mixture. Stir in cream cheese. Mix until combined. Add cream, sour cream and grated cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Spoon mixture into loaf. Arrange lid, bread pieces and sliced baguette in single layer around loaf.

  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly toasted.

  8. Sprinkle top of dip with extra chives. Serve warm. 

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