Easy Baked French Eggs Recipe
How to Make the Best Baked French Eggs Recipe
Don't you just hate it when you have a house full of guests, and you can only cook 3 eggs at a time to serve them? This baked eggs recipe will eliminate that issue in one fell swoop!
- Ingredients you'll need to make this recipe for Baked Eggs: Large eggs, Parmesan cheese either grated or shredded, heavy cream or melted butter, salt and black pepper.
- What size eggs will I need for this recipe? I use large eggs but please note you could use medium size eggs or extra large eggs. Adjust the baking time to suit your level of preferred doneness. Smaller eggs will cook more quickly and likewise larger eggs will take a little more time to bake.
- How do I season baked eggs? These eggs are drizzled with cream and seasoned simply with salt and pepper.
- Can I use melted butter if I don't have cream on hand? Yes, you absolutely can.
- How do I know when the eggs are done? I include the baking times so, you can cook these French eggs to your preferred doneness. Note the times and consider how your appliance performs for the best result. It may take a couple of tries to get them perfect.
- Can these eggs be made in advance and reheated? Absolutely, yes and they reheat like a dream.
- You can store baked eggs in an airtight container separated by wax paper for up to 5 days. Reheat gently in the microwave.
- These eggs can also be frozen in an airtight container separated by wax paper for up to one month.
Southern Style Dishes to Serve with Baked French Eggs
- These eggs are the perfect size and shape for eating on a freshly baked buttermilk biscuit.
- You can also make these eggs for Eggs Benedict having them bake while you prepare a batch of my Easy Blender Hollandaise Sauce.
- Serve baked eggs on toasted English Muffins or bagels.
- You can also jump on the trend of serving runny eggs on a hamburger.
- Serve baked eggs on a salad.
- Enjoy baked eggs on toast or alongside a stack of delicious Sheet Pan French Toast.
- See how to make poached eggs, on the Incredible Egg website.
Are Eggs Good for You?
Eggs may not be appropriate for every individual to consume but they're high in protein and can be part of a healthy diet with the bonus of being inexpensive to make. As always, consult your physician or nutritionist for personal dietary recommendations and if eggs can be incorporated.
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Helpful Kitchen Items:
Baked French Eggs
- 12 large eggs or desired amount
- 8 oz grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
- ½ cup heavy cream more or less depending on how many eggs being prepared
- salt and black pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 425°F. Spritz each muffin cup with butter flavored cooking spray. Crack an egg into each cup.
- Drizzle each egg with 1-2 teaspoon of heavy cream. A drizzle of melted butter will work, too. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese.
- Place the eggs into the oven and cook 7-8 minutes for soft, 9-10 minutes for semi-soft and 11-12 minutes for firm centers. Garnish with additional Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.