Crusty bread stuffed with a cheesy white sauce and baked
Prep Time: 10minutes
Cook Time: 10minutes
Total Time: 20minutes
Oven, Pan, baking tray
Bechamel sauce (White sauce)
Heat a pan on medium heat, add butter and let it melt
Add in the flour and mix well until clumpy, cook on low fire for 1 minute ( dont let it turn brown )
Add in the milk gradually, while mixing it until its smooth and thick. Make sure to add the cream slowly and in 3 parts, once the first part is well incorporated and the flour and butter mixture is smooth, then add the rest of the milk.
Cook it on low fire for 1 minute until thick and creamy.
Preheat oven to 200C
Cut the bread in angle stripes.but do not cut all the way through the bread.
Use your fingers to try and open each crack and spoon in one tablespoon of bechamel sauce in each cut then stuff it with a pinch of cheese. You don't need to be super neat.
Line a baking tray with baking paper. and place the bread on the tray
Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese has gratinated and turned golden brown
Serve it warm
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