Bloke’s beans for Father’s day

block's beans for fathers day

Rock on! It’s Father’s Day and what better way to celebrate than by serving-up Bloke’s Beans for Dads brekkie! Not only will Dad LOL with the crazy crustache nestling on his beans, but we guarantee you will get plenty of hi fives for making baked beans from scratch!

And if we are making baked beans from scratch, You could make a Father’s Day card from scratch too. Try this origami shirt card – it was a real hit with the Dads, when we made it in class!

Bloke's Beans for Father's Day

Make this fun and crazy breakfast to put a smile on your days face this Fathers day.

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Small Onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree
  • 1 tsp Mustard powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the blokes face

  • 2 Pieces of toast
  • 1 Boiled egg peeled and cut in half
  • Marmite

Instructions

  1. In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook until onion is soft.

  2. Add drained beans to saucepan with 1/2 cup of the water. Simmer until beans have softened. If beans are not soft after 7 minutes, add 1/4 cup more water and keep cooking.

  3. Add maple syrup, tomato purée, mustard powder and another 1/2 cup of water. Simmer until sauce has thickened, then season with salt and pepper.

  4. Serve in a desert bowl.

To make bloke's face

  1. For ‘helmet like’ hair, cut toast in half, pick one half then starting from the bottom edge cut out a rectangle then remove piece.

  2. Spread on the marmite on the toast

  3. For eyes, place eggs half under the helmet hair (yolk side up)

  4. Pop of a dob of marmite on each yolk for pupils.

  5. Have fun fashioning a moustache by cutting out crazy shapes from remaining piece of toast. Alternatively if you are after a more chiseled moustache you can purchase moustache sandwich cutters (Crustaches), online from www.kiwicakes.co.nz.

Alayna Flighty

Alayna lives in Pukerua Bay with her husband and two beautiful children. She's a qualified primary school teacher with a passion for the arts. Alayna believes the arts are a fundamental building block for children. When children engage with the arts they develop their language, fine motor and problem-solving skills, and improve their overall confidence.

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