Bonfire Night Baked Potatoes

Bonfire Night is that special time when you light up the night with good friends and a scrumptious baked potato. This yogurt-based baked potato recipe is super creamy and delicious, making it the perfect meal for a chilly autumn night.


  • 4 x Medium Baking Potatoes
  • 1 x 450g Llaeth Y Llan Natural Yogurt
  • 10g Butter
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 x Large Onion
  • 6 x Rashes of Smoked Streaky Bacon
  • 200g Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper
  • Chopped Parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 180C/Gas Mark 6
  2. Pierce the potatoes with a fork several times
  3. Rub the potatoes with oil, sea salt and black pepper. Arrange on a baking tray and bake in the oven for about an hour or until the potato skins are crisp and completely tender when prodded.
  4. Finely dice the onion and then dice the streaky bacon into small pieces.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a frying pan, add the onion and bacon pieces, gently cooking for about 10 – 15 mins or until softened and golden brown. Remove from the pan and place on kitchen paper.
  6. Halve each potato lengthways then scoop out the potato into a bowl leaving the skins.
  7. In the bowl with the potato, mash with butter and natural yogurt, then add the onion and bacon. Add half the cheese and parsley too then mix.
  8. Spoon the mixture back into the potato skins and transfer to the baking tray. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and place back into the oven for 5-10mins, or until the cheese has melted and golden.


  • Add some chili sauce to the top to spice things up on a cold night!

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