Easy Eggs Benedict Recipe – Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe.

Eggs Benedict Recipe - Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe. // addapinch.com

Eggs Benedict is absolutely without a doubt one of my most favorite breakfasts in the entire world. We love it so much that I have updated the classic recipe to a more simplified version that doesn’t require mass orchestration. I have declared it to be the best Eggs Benedict recipe ever since it is absolutely as easy as can be!  It is ready in minutes without all the fuss!

Eggs Benedict Recipe - Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe. // addapinch.com

How to Make Easy Eggs Benedict

My easy recipe simplifies how Eggs Benedict is made so that every home cook can enjoy making them for themselves and their family rather than only being able to really enjoy it when you order from the brunch menu on vacation!

Eggs Benedict Recipe - Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe. // addapinch.com

Easy Step 1. Bake your Bacon in the Oven.

Place it onto a wire rack situation onto a baking sheet and bake until browned, about 15 minutes.

Eggs Benedict Recipe - Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe. // addapinch.com

Easy Step 2. Cook Eggs in the Oven.

Rather than poaching eggs over a low simmer on the stovetop, I use my oven. While your bacon is baking, simply add water to each cup of a muffin pan and then add your egg. Place your muffin pan filled with eggs into the oven the last few minutes of the cooking time for your Canadian bacon.

Eggs Benedict Recipe - Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe. // addapinch.com

Easy Step 3. Toast Your English Muffin.

Pop your buttered English Muffins into the oven at the same time as your eggs. They do well on the bottom rack of the oven.

Eggs Benedict Recipe - Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe. // addapinch.com

Easy Step 4. Make Blender Hollandaise Sauce.

Use my easy blender hollandaise sauce recipe to make the hollandaise sauce while the bacon, eggs, and toast are finishing cooking.

Eggs Benedict Recipe - Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe. // addapinch.com

This updated method is perfect for serving Eggs Benedict to larger crowds. The recipe makes for six people, but can easily be adjusted to serve more. You’ll most likely notice that I even doubled my recipe to easily serve a larger group!

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

Eggs Benedict Recipe - Toasted English muffins topped with ham, bacon, or Canadian-style bacon, and poached eggs and then drizzled with hollandaise sauce make this a favorite brunch recipe. // addapinch.com

Easy 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!
5 from 9 votes

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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6
Course Breakfast
Calories: 174kcal
Serving Size 1g
Cuisine American
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400º 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 wire cooling rack. Bake until the meat has browned, about 15-20 minutes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of water to each cup of the muffin pan. 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. 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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Nutrition Information

Serving: 1Eggs Benedict | Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 177mg | Sodium: 452mg | Potassium: 196mg | Vitamin A: 240IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.2mg
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Robyn xo

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37 Comments Leave a comment or review

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 🙂

  3. 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

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

  5. 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!

  6. 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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