Easy Shirred Eggs - Baked Eggs with Cheese
by Updated April 6, 2017,
Photo Credit: Diana Rattray
This recipe for shirred eggs is a simple and tasty way to start the morning, and it takes very little hands-on time. The eggs are baked in individual ramekins with a little butter, cream, and your choice of cheese.
The directions below are for 1 serving, but the recipe is easily scaled for more servings. For several, arrange the ramekins on a large baking sheet.
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Heat the oven to 350° F.
- Put the melted butter in a ramekin.
- Break 2 eggs in the ramekin and top with 2 tablespoons of cream and a sprinkling of salt and freshly ground black pepper.
- Bake for about 15 minutes, or until the eggs appear to be set with just a little jiggle. Top with a tablespoon or two of cheese and continue baking just until the cheese has melted.
Makes One Serving
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