Simple Eggs Benedict Recipe

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Eggs Benedict is absolutely without a doubt one of my most favorite breakfasts in the entire world. But sometimes, it just hasn’t been worth all the trouble to make it.

Do you ever feel like that? Love something so much, but have to wake up in the mood to labor through making it for your family?

No? Ummm, me either.

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Ha, just kidding.

I totally do that.

Especially where poaching eggs over a low simmer and having a bain marie going for my hollandaise while toasting English muffins comes into play.

I guess you may think I’m totally lazy, but in reality, I just want things to be simple in the mornings. No fussing about for me until well past two cups of coffee, please.

That’s why I’m declaring that this is the best way to make Eggs Benedict. Easy, peasy.

Since I’m over 40 now, I feel entitled to just declare it so.

Well, at least in my house. You are more than welcome to make it the classic way if that suits you.

But, if you are like me and are practically obsessed with a good Eggs Benedict, but detest all the fussing about with it, then this recipe is for you, too.

Ready?

Okay, this is going to rock your world.

Or at least it does mine.

You’ll find yourself whipping up this simple Eggs Benedict every weekend, or for Valentine’s Day, or your husband’s birthday.

Hey, what am I saying?

You’ll decide to invent holidays and reasons to make these or just decide to make it on a random Tuesday just because you woke up with a hankering for it.

Or, if your like me, you may even decide that you want it for lunch or supper.

It’s totally allowed.

Totally.

You are still going to have to make three different things and then assemble these babies, but your blender and your oven are going to do all the work for you.

Promise.

Here’s the recipe for my Simple Eggs Benedict. It really is so simple that I feel like I’m cheating or something when I serve it.

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Simple Eggs Benedict Recipe

This Eggs Benedict recipe is a simplified version of the well-loved, classic Eggs Benedict recipe. Ready in minutes without all the fuss!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400ΒΊ F. Spray a muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Place bacon on a fully rimmed baking sheet (edges on all four sides) that has been topped with a cooling rack. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of water to each indention of the muffin tin. Crack an egg into each individual indention, taking care not to break the yolk of the egg. Place in the oven along with the bacon the last 9-10 minutes of cooking.
  • Place English muffins on another baking sheet. Spread with butter and place in oven at the same time as adding eggs.
  • As your bacon, eggs, and muffins are baking, prepare your hollandaise sauce. Pour into a serving container.
  • To assemble Eggs Benedict, place English Muffins on each plate, top with one slice of bacon that has been folded in half to fit on the English Muffin. Using a silicon spatula, gently remove a poached egg from the muffin tin, draining on a thick kitchen towel before placing on top of the bacon.
  • Drizzle with hollandaise sauce and serve warm.
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Enjoy!
Robyn xoxo

37 comments on “Simple Eggs Benedict Recipe”

  1. I’ll take all the shortcuts I can for breakfast! This looks sooooooo good. One of my favorite brunch foods!

  2. Looks perfect- Eggs Benedict is one of my favorite breakfast items of all time!

    -m

  3. One of my FAVS and this looks amazing! I’ve never been brave enough to tackle it on my own. Thanks for the easy recipe!

  4. Oh yes! I need this now.

  5. This egg looks like I want to have one tomorrow morning. No, not want: need!

  6. I can’t wait to try this as it is my hubby’s favorite! I love the idea of multi tasking with the oven! Thank you!

  7. Simple is best in the morning for sure. This looks like a delightful breakfast.

  8. You’re my hero! My absolute fave breakfast is no longer a chore… thanks for sharing!

  9. Love that thick cut bacon and I need to try your Hollandaise sauce, I made it once and it was a mess.

  10. Did you know I have never had Eggd Benedict, much less made it? I think thats all going to change now. πŸ™‚

  11. Oh, girl, I’m hungry now! πŸ™‚ One of my favorite breakfasts.

  12. Wow – your blog is gorgeous! And I am totally making this for breakfast tomorrow.

  13. I have been drooling over this all day! Gorgeous breakfast recipe darlin’ πŸ˜€ xo

  14. Honestly I would love this for my afternoon snack! This looks delicious!!!

  15. I need this in my life. Like, immediately!

  16. I love how simple this is. Now if I could just wake up a few minutes earlier each day!

  17. I want this for breakfast daily. I adore eggs benedict and have to order it if it’s on a menu. The easy blender hollandaise is genius. The eggs in the pan, perfection.

  18. Mmmm, I bet my family would rather wake up at YOUR house, with breakfasts like this!

  19. This looks so good! The perfect breakfast!

  20. What a great trick for making poached eggs in the oven!

  21. I adore eggs benedict. Interesting way with the eggs baked in the oven, will definitely need to try this method. Thanks, Robyn!

  22. Mmm, I’ve never made eggs benedict at home, but I think I need to go whip some up!

  23. Thank you for sharing! I just tried Eggs Benedict a couple of weeks ago. I fell in love! So I have decided to share my experience with my 5 kids your are alot simpler than I had anticipated. Thank you. I will re-pin. πŸ™‚

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  27. Eggs Benedict is a favorite breakfast of mine. I don’t use Hollandaise, but a simple cheese sauce. I use Velveeta Cheese and a little milk, pop in microwave and you have a quick and easy sauce. Velveeta is a staple at my house. LOL

  28. I cannot believe this really works!! And all the eggs are uniform; makes a very pretty plate. Thanks for this fabulous tip!

  29. If I knew there was a simpler way to make eggs benedict, I would have been making it all the time! We love love love eggs benedict, the perfectly creamy and lemony flavors paired with a juicy yolk? Yes please! I will be whipping this out one Saturday morning!

  30. The absolute best and only way to make eggs Benny!
    So much easier and less mess
    Thanks for sharing

  31. This was delicious – thanks!!

  32. Hi! This really sounds amazing and easy! i honestly struggle so much making poached eggs, it discourages me from making eggs benedict but this sounds super simple. I was wondering if you use a regular muffin pan or the jumbo muffin pan?

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