Dorset Sausage

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Farmhouse Kitchen

The Farmhouse Kitchen

By Mary Norwak

Published 1991

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  • 1lb lean beef
  • 1lb bacon
  • 6oz soft white breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground mace
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and pepper


    Mince the beef and bacon together coarsely. Mix with all the other ingredients. Put into a damp cloth and tie up in a sausage shape. Bake the sausage in a tin at 350°F, 180°C, gas mark 4 for one and a half hours. Remove from the oven and leave until cold under weights. The sausage may be finished with a light aspic glaze, or it may be scattered with crisp brown breadcrumbs.