Bacon, Egg, and Toast Cups

 

Mother’s Day is coming up and I thought even just for a nice weekend surprise this brunch recipe would be perfect! Yes, it is not healthy with the bacon, but definitely yummy:)

  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Total Time 35 minutes
  • Yield Makes 6

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 8 slices white or whole-wheat sandwich bread
  • 6 slices bacon ( you can use turkey bacon for a lower calorie version)
  • 6 large eggs
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly butter 6 standard muffin cups. With a rolling-pin, flatten bread slices slightly and, with a 4 1/4-inch cookie cutter, cut into 8 rounds. Cut each round in half, then press 2 halves into each muffin cup, overlapping slightly and making sure bread comes up to edge of cup. Use extra bread to patch any gaps. Brush bread with remaining butter.
  2. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium, until almost crisp, 4 minutes, flipping once. (It will continue to cook in the oven.) Lay 1 bacon slice in each bread cup and crack an egg over each. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until egg whites are just set, 20 to 25 minutes. Run a small knife around cups to loosen toasts. Serve immediately.

Cook’s Note

Standard muffin pans come in 6- or 12-cup size; if baking 6 items in a 12-cup pan, leave empty space in between. Nonstick pans are nice but not essential. Beware of very thin pans, which often lead to burning. Place pans on a baking sheet to make them easier to get in and out of the oven.

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~ by Colorful Soul on 03/23/2012.

2 Responses to “Bacon, Egg, and Toast Cups”

  1. Very creative. Looks delicious!

  2. Perfect when having guests for breakfast.

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