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Cook the bacon gently in butter until limp but not crisp, add the sprouts, season and toss over a medium-high flame for a minute. Spread into a buttered gratin dish, spoon the cream over the surface, sprinkle with breadcrumbs, and distribute paper-thin shavings of butter here and there. Cook for about 25 minutes in a 400 F, 200 C gas 6 oven.
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