Recipe/ Notes about making a delicious grilled cheese on toast

I don’t cook a lot but sometimes, I find a recipe that looks easy to follow, is fast and is delicious. I found this video on YouTube about making a better grilled cheese toastie (or as the comments insist, a ‘grilled cheese on toast’). Whatever you want to call it, I tried making it and it tasted great and my son loved it. I have watched the video a couple of times and strongly recommend you to watch it also. Once you’ve done that, this post will make more sense and has a nice little picture to remind you of the details.

Key Points

  • Use sliced white bread, medium thickness, lightly toasted
  • Butter one side, ensuring that you push the butter even at the edges (where there may be no cheese)
  • Take 50g of mild or medium grated cheddar (it melts better) and spread it onto the buttered side
  • Put into an over at 130°C (approx 270°F) at a height of 18cm from the top of the oven
  • Grill for 5 – 7 minutes till it’s golden and melted
  • Drizzle some Worcestershire sauce [we skipped this] and serve

The main thing that I learnt was to use a lower temperature in the oven to give the time for all the cheese to melt before the rest of the toast burns. I would normally just have gone for a high temperature (200°C or so) instead, in the expectation that it would grill better!

This is here for me to remember but it’s great if it helps someone else also. Enjoy!

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