Saturday, January 23, 2010

Bacon, Egg, (& toast) Cups

Sooo yummy!
  • 6 slices of bacon
  • ½ c. cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 slices of bread (optional - I didn't use it this time)
Cook bacon until just starting to brown, about 3-5 minutes or so.  This will help get rid of some of the grease.  Place on a paper towel to drain.
Spray or grease cupcake pan.
**If using the toast, cut 3 inch rounds out of the bread with a cookie cutter or lid.  Press toast into the bottom of each cup.
~Wrap bacon around the edge of the bread, either inside or out, or if not using bread, just curl the bacon around the well of each cup.
 ~We didn't use cheese this time, but if you want to scramble the egg with cheese, that sounds like it would be delicious!  I've read this way takes a couple of minutes longer to cook.
Otherwise, put the cheese in before the egg.  Some websites used bread, so I'm not sure about putting in the cheese directly against the pan.  Probably be ok, tho.
~Break an egg into each cup.  If using toast, you'll need to remove about half of the white.  I guess so there will be room?
~Bake at 400º for 8-10 minutes.  It will not look done!  I cooked mine a little longer, and it cooked the yellow.  But it was still good.
Use a spoon to remove and serve.  Season w/ salt and pepper to taste.
Sources: Stacy Snacks (no bread), The Noshery, Annie Eats

We didn't use the toast this time. (just can't see wasting part of the bread and part of the egg, too!)  Since I was making gravy with the bacon grease, Rebekah made pan fried biscuits.  Biscuits and gravy just go together!  =D


Jenny Courter said...

There you go again Marty, making me hungry! That looks SO yummy! Do you think it would freeze well or not? I've never really tried to freeze eggs....

Marty said...

Lol, sorry for making you hungry!
I don't know if it would freeze well or not. I've never tried freezing eggs, either.